Cornel West to Teach Intro to African American Studies After 18-Year Break | The Crimson

Sophia S. Armenakas, The Crimson Cornel R. West ’74 spoke with Danielle S. Allen, Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, as a part of the center’s Diversity, Justice, and Democracy lecture series in 2016. Photo: Sidni M. Frederick. Featured Image Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy Cornel R. West ’74 will […]

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Leyla Fern King receives Gold Key recognition for ‘To Mama’ | The St. Louis American

The St. Louis American Staff, The St. Louis American Leyla Fern King received the highest Gold Key recognition for her poem “To Mama” in the 2019 Missouri Writing Region of the Scholastic Writing Awards Contest and now advances to national competition. She is a sophomore at John Burroughs School where she serves as sophomore justice […]

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Black History Month: a Reading List | OUPBlog

Eleanor Robson & Mara Sandroff, OUPBlog February marks the celebration of Black History Month in the United States and Canada, an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in US history. The first variation of Black History Month was initiated by Dr. Carter G. […]

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Episode 343: A Bound Woman Is A Dangerous Thing Author DaMaris B. Hill | iHeart.com

Staff, iHeart.com Author and poet DaMaris B. Hill talks to Daniel Ford about her new collection A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland. To learn more about DaMaris B. Hill, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter […]

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‘Looking For Lorraine’ Explores The Life Of The Author Of ‘A Raisin In The Sun’ | WBEZ 91.5 Chicago By the time Lorraine Hansberry died in 1965 at just 34 years old, she had already made her mark in literary history.

By the time Lorraine Hansberry died in 1965 at just 34 years old, she had already made her mark in literary history.

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Stephan James on how If Beale Street Could Talk will leave you “broken yet so full” | The AV Club

Facebook0Twitter0MailDanette Chavez , The AV Club Stephan James Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times. Featured Image For Stephan James, 2018 was all about getting home, whether he was playing a star-crossed lover in Barry Jenkins’ singular romance, If Beale Street Could Talk, or a starry-eyed soldier trying to reintegrate himself into society in […]

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DC Celebrates Nikki Giovanni as She Celebrates the Greatness of Black People | The African American (AFRO) Dubbed “The Poet of the Black Revolution”, the legendary activist, poet and educator Nikki Giovanni received a warm welcome from the D.C. community as she shared excerpts from her new book, A Good Cry on October 26 at Busboys and Poets located on 450 K St N.W.

Dubbed “The Poet of the Black Revolution”, the legendary activist, poet and educator Nikki Giovanni received a warm welcome from the D.C. community as she shared excerpts from her new book, A Good Cry on October 26 at Busboys and Poets located on 450 K St N.W.

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