Black Students at Tufts Mount a Campus Protest Calling for an Africana Studies Major

About 60 students participated in a protest on the Tufts campus that produced some positive results.

UCLA Publishes Livingstone’s Lost Account of an African Massacre

Livingstone has used ink he made from berries to write on the pages of an old newspaper.

Student Assembly at Cornell Calls for Reevaluation of Appointment of Africana Studies Faculty Search...

The resolution was introduced by Dara Brown, a junior who is chair of the Student Assembly's Women's Issues Committee.

In Memoriam: Rudolph P. Byrd (1953-2011)

A prominent black studies scholar, he authored or edited 11 books.

Six Faculty Members at Western Kentucky University Participating in African-American Museum Project

The new museum is scheduled to open next summer.

Yale Acquires Archives of an Eighteenth-Century Jamaican Plantation Owner

The documents provide a detailed account of the racial, sexual, and economic aspects of life on a Jamaican plantation.

UConn Receives Collection of Recordings Preserving the Culture of Darfur

Mia Farrow has toured Darfur and made videos of the region's music and dance in order to preserve them for future generations.

The University of Kentucky Merges Africana and African-American Studies

Director Frank Walker hopes to hire new faculty and offer a bachelor's degree in the field.

U.S. Postal Service Honors an African-American Artist

Romane Bearden was an artist and songwriter who died in 1988 at the age of 76.

New Interdisciplinary Journal on Diaspora Studies Founded at Kentucky State University

The journal will be published twice a year. Egbunam Amadife of Kentucky State will serve as managing editor.

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