BA, State University of New York at Buffalo; MA, Brown University; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo
January 12, 2019
Many Voices, Many Visions, "Douglass Legacy, Mt. Hope Cemetery"
WHAM-TV's "Many Voices, Many Visions" segment features Richard Newman, professor of history, and Olivia Kim, adjunct professor, School of Art and Design, talking about the life of Frederick Douglass.
November 26, 2018
Frederick Douglass historian David Blight comes to RochesterDavid Blight, a renowned historian whose new book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, has been published to glowing reviews, will be in Rochester Dec. 3 and 4 for two engagements co-sponsored by RIT.
October 3, 2018
Professor tells abolitionist story in ‘Very Short’ bookFrom the Underground Railroad to legislative lobbying, a new book, written by RIT Professor Richard Newman, Abolitionism: A Very Short Introduction, talks about the importance of anti-slavery struggles in the United States during the 18th and 19th centuries.