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August 3, 2020

Tamara T. Butler’s ties to the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture run deep.

It started when she was in eighth grade at the Charleston County School of the Arts…

July 30, 2020

The now three-time Buckeye grad started her career in cancer research, before realizing she wanted a more hands-on perspective. In an effort to see how her work in the lab impacted patients at the…

July 29, 2020
There's a Better Way Podcast

Fisher College of Business Executive Education

Dr. Cynthia Turner, Chief Diversity Officer and Assistant Dean at Fisher College of Business, discusses the…

July 28, 2020

As the editor of Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men I would be remiss if I didn’t offer a few words about the recent passing of Dr. Joseph Lowery, the Rev. C. T. Vivian, and Congressman John Lewis.…

July 21, 2020

 

This series of virtual webinars addresses the current state of national affairs as they pertain to Black people. The health pandemic created by COVID-19 has…
June 19, 2020

Juneteenth may hold particular significance this year, offering an opportunity to reflect on how far we've come and how far we still have to go to truly achieve equality in the US and beyond. Read…

June 18, 2020

AAAS Department Chair Simone C. Drake was recently named an Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow at the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) for…

June 11, 2020

Judson L. Jeffries, Professor of African American and African Studies, was recently interviewed by a variety of news outlets following the protests surrounding the murder of George Floyd at the…

June 3, 2020
#BlackLivesMatter

 

A Scarred Past 

Having just celebrated the 50th anniversary of the formation of this department and recognized the 400th-year anniversary of the arrival of…