Daina Ramey Berry is the Radkey Regents Professor of History and the incoming chairperson of the department at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the award-winning author and editor of six books and several scholarly articles including A Black Women's History of the United States (Beacon Press), co-authored with Professor Kali Nicole Gross. Berry has appeared on several syndicated radio and television networks and in 2016 she served as a historical consultant and technical advisor for the remake of ROOTS by Alex Haley (HISTORY/ A+E). She currently consultants for museums and historical societies throughout the United States. For more information see www.drdainarameyberry.com.