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UMass Amherst Launches Black Presence Initiative

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst has launched a new Black Presence Initiative. The Initiative, spearheaded by the Office of Equity and Inclusion, is coordinating a series of...
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Ximena Hurtado's Article in The Black Scholar

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Black Girl Bodies: Notes on the Legacy of Colonialism in South America and the Urgency of a Black Liberation Project for Black Girls (The Black Scholar, 50:4, 18-29)...
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Dr. Julia Charles' First Book Publication

Thursday, January 14, 2021

That Middle World: Race, Performance, and the Politics of Passing...
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Ariana Vazquez: First Recipient of the Chester Davis Award

Monday, November 30, 2020

The Du Bois Department is pleased to announce that Ariana Vazquez has been selected as the first recipient of a scholarship established in honor of Professor Chester Davis, a member of the W. E. B....
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Dr. Ashford's Recent Article and Book Review

Monday, October 19, 2020

Medical Messiahs: African American Women in Mississippi Medicine, 1900-1940 ...
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Spotlight Scholar: Professor James Smethurst

Friday, October 16, 2020

Black Arts Matter...