Category : Education

- 8 months ago

Three African American Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

Anita Hill, an equal rights advocate, lawyer, and professor at Brandeis University, is the recipient of the PEN Courage Award. Throughout her career, she has been dedicated to eliminating sexual harassment and advancing equity in the workplace. At B...

- 8 months ago

Two African American Men Taking on New Academic Assignments

LeRonn P. Brooks has been named associate curator for modern and contemporary collections, specializing in African American art, at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Currently, he serves as an assistant professor in the departm...

- 8 months ago

Voorhees College Opens a New Veteran Resource Center on Campus

Historically Black Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina, has launched the Voorhees College Veterans Resource Center. It is the second HBCU in South Carolina to have such a center. “As a South Carolina native and veteran, this is a proud...

- 8 months ago

Harvard Sued Over Early Images of Enslaved Africans

In 1850, Harvard professor Louis Agassiz commissioned a series of daguerreotypes, an early method of photography, of slaves. His mission was to prove that Black Africans and Whites of European origin did not share common human ancestors. Included in...