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Britt Rusert Recognized by the American Studies Association

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Professor Rusert is a finalist for the 2018 Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize for her first book, Fugitive Science: Empiricism and Freedom in Early African American Culture (New York...
Detail from the cover of Black Lives Matter and Music by Stephanie Shonekan

Black Lives Matter and Music

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

In this collection of critical studies co-edited by Stephanie Shonekan, contributors draw from ethnographic research and personal encounters to illustrate how scholarly research of, approaches to,...

W. E. B. Du Bois’s Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

                            The colorful charts, graphs, and maps presented at the 1900 Paris Exposition by famed sociologist and black rights activist W. E. B. Du Bois offered a view into the live...

Teach-in held in response to recent racist incidents at UMass

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Over 200 people gathered to hear two panels...

Bracey Receives James F. Hennessey Award

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The Springfield Branch NAACP presented the award to Professor Bracey at their Centennial Freedom Fund Banquet on Thursday, September 13th, 2018.  The Hennessey Award is "the highest recognition...

We Need to Include Black Women's Experience in the Movement Against Campus Sexual Assault

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The national movement to address teh college rape crisis seldom reflects the complexities of gender, race, and class black women face at both predominantly white institutions and historically black...