Flowe wins Littleton-Griswold Prize for ‘Uncontrollable Blackness’


Douglas Flowe, assistant professor of history in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has won the 2021 Littleton-Griswold Prize for his book “Uncontrollable Blackness: African American Men and Criminality in Jim Crow New York” (University of North Carolina Press).

The Littleton-Griswold Prize is awarded annually to recognize the best book on the history of American law and society. A joint committee with members from both the American Historical Association and the American Society for Legal History selects the prize each year.

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