The new museum is scheduled to open next summer.
The documents provide a detailed account of the racial, sexual, and economic aspects of life on a Jamaican plantation.
Mia Farrow has toured Darfur and made videos of the region's music and dance in order to preserve them for future generations.
A prominent black studies scholar, he authored or edited 11 books.
In 1848 Alexander Crummell, the son of a slave in the United States, enrolled at Cambridge University to study moral philosophy.
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The resolution was introduced by Dara Brown, a junior who is chair of the Student Assembly's Women's Issues Committee.
Livingstone has used ink he made from berries to write on the pages of an old newspaper.
Muralist John Biggers founded the art department at Texas Southern University.
About 60 students participated in a protest on the Tufts campus that produced some positive results.
Duke University Libraries offers 100 taped interviews conducted between 1993 and 1995 of African Americans who lived through the Jim Crow era.
Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity placed a new headstone of the grave of the woman who nurtured the organization's seven founders.
The website devotes much of its attention to the desegregation of Girard College in Philadelphia and the Columbia Avenue riots of 1964.
Today, the University of Miami has one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation.
Sabrina N. Collins, an assistant professor of chemistry at the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio, has published an informative study on some of the earliest African American chemists in Ohio.
Roxana Walker-Canton's work will be on display for two weeks in February on the campus of Fairfield University in Connecticut.
The three-day conference will be held in April and will be highlighted by a keynote address from poet and Yale University scholar Elizabeth Alexander.
An audiotape of the 1961 speech that no one had heard for 50 years was found in the university's archives.
Black men who were successful in college tended to have families who were committed to higher education and had a mentor during their K-12 years.
The recorded interviews of scores of attorneys and scholars who were active in the civil rights movement were conducted in the 1980s and are now available online.
The project will recognize the historic ties of Brown University's founders to the slave trade. The memorial will be located near the site of the university's earliest buildings, some of which were built with the help of slave labor.
The three finalists vying for assistant director of the center are James Jackson, Curtis Proctor, and Maurice Gipson.
Students in the new minor degree program scheduled to begin this fall will take two required courses and six electives.
The founding director of the new center at Tufts is Peniel E. Joseph, a professor of history at the university.
This fall the university will offer for the first time a master's degree program in Africana studies.
A series of videos entitled "The Hidden History of the Quest for Civil Rights," offers history lessons on lesser known events of the civil rights struggle.
The international literary society founded in 1993 and dedicated to scholarly research on the works of the Nobel laureate, will now be housed at Oberlin College in Ohio.
The Department of African and African American Studies will be split into two separately budgeted academic entities.
Eleven students are conducting the interviews which will be digitally stored at the Columbus-Lowdnes Public Library.
The new Center for African American Studies will conduct an oral history project involving its earliest Black alumni.
The archive includes materials from 918 boxes documenting the activities of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference from 1968 to 2007.
The exhibit, entitled "The Indispensable Role of Blacks at Johns Hopkins," pays tribute to 50 individuals "whose professional and personal achievements have brought honor to the institution."
Many of the allegations involve former department chairman Julius Nyang’oro, who is retiring from the university as of July 1.
The center, at Columbia College in Chicago, has had its budget slashed by 70 percent since 2006. Now the interim provost has recommended that funding be eliminated.
African American Learners, a new peer-reviewed online journal, will be published twice each year.
The son of Alex Haley, who helped Malcolm X with his autobiography, states that the letter may be worth as much as $650,000.
The department received the Sankore Institutional Award from the National Council for Black Studies at the council's annual convention in Atlanta.