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Crystal Webster (Ph.D., 2017) accepts position at University of Texas

Monday, March 19, 2018

Dr. Crystal Webster has accepted a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Texas, San Antonio.  She will be teaching African American history, early American...
Steve Tracy playing the harmonica

French Radio to Feature Music of Steve Tracy

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Steve Tracy, Distinguished Professor of Afro-American studies, and his band the Crawling Kingsnakes will be featured on a French radio program specializing in blues....

AFROAM 390D Langston Hughes (AL,U)

Monday, January 15, 2018

Spring 2018 Course Offering  Professor Steven Tracy MWF 12:20-1:10 p.m. Readings, videos, recordings and LIVE MUSIC!!    

Rosa Clemente, doctoral student in Afro-American Studies, at the Golden Globes

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

"Time’s Up: Activists Join Actresses on Golden Globes Red Carpet to Call for Gender & Racial Justice" See the video on Democracy Now

Dr. Christopher Tinson's First Book Publication (Ph.D. 2010)

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Radical Intellect: Liberator Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s by Christopher M. Tinson...

The Art of Curating

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

5 Takes on African Art: Exploring the Charles Derby Collection Kiara Hill is a doctoral student in the Afro-American Studies Department, UMass Amherst. Read the full article in the UMass Magazine.