I never really learned about Black Studies or anything like that in high school, or at any point really in my educational experience. So I thought a lot of the information was very enlightening and good to learn about, and talk about with other people who are like-minded.

Chayanne Chataigne
President of the Black Mass Communication Project (BMCP)
Chayanne Chataigne
Karl Lyn

Karl Lyn: 2023 Recipient of the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

We are pleased to announce that one of our amazing PhD students, Karl Lyn, has been named a 2023 recipient of the prestigious Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.


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