Mourning the Loss of Professor John H. Bracey, Jr.
We are sad to share the news that a pillar of our department and community, Professor John H. Bracey, Jr., recently joined the ancestors. Our community is shaken by this tremendous loss.
Karl Lyn - 2023 Recipient of the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
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...
AfroAm Alums Accepted into top PhD Programs
Friday, March 24, 2023
Three graduates from last year's undergraduate cohort in Afro-American Studies have accepted offers into top PhD programs in Africana Studies, History, and American Studies. Thank you to those...
Two Doctoral Students will be Honored at the NCBS Conference 2023
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Two doctoral candidates in the Du Bois Department will be honored at the 2023 National Council for Black Studies (NCBS) Annual Conference in Gainesville, FL....
Professor Amilcar Shabazz Receives 2023 Ruth B. Loving Civil Rights Award
Friday, February 3, 2023
Congratulations to Professor Amilcar Shabazz on being awarded the Ruth B. Loving Civil Rights Award! ...
Professor Steven Tracy's Interview on "Meet the American Who”
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Professor Steven Tracy was interviewed live on radio for “Meet the American Who,” an international radio news story on Fox News dealing with the blues singer Mamie Smith. The program also cites his...
Maya Cunningham's Recent Publication
Friday, December 9, 2022
"Fishbowl Colonialism: The White Colonial Gaze on the Sound of Black America in Education." was published in New York University's Voices in Urban Education (VUE) journal (Spring/Summer 2022)....