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April 1, 2020
Stephanie Andrade’s latest op-ed, in collaboration with two other scholars and based in large part, on her dissertation research on the dynamics and consequences of...
Philip McHarris
March 30, 2020
Philip McHarris’ latest article published in Essence magazine: “THOSE LIVING IN PUBLIC HOUSING THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY ARE PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE TO THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS AND...
February 17, 2020
from Family Pictures USA Afropop closes its 12th season with award winning documentary Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela: A Son’s Tribute to Unsung Heroes by Thomas...
February 16, 2020
Philip McHarris’ latest essay published in The Washington Post: “If former New York mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg was missing from action in the...
Cover of Imperial Intimacies
February 11, 2020
Professor Hazel V. Carby’s recent book, Imperial Intimacies, was recently featured as a 6-part series in Public Books, an online magazine of ideas, scholarship, and the...
February 4, 2020
Ambre Dromgoole and Davis Butner are hitting their scholarly stride in the sweet spot between art and science. Their projects are quite different from each.  Read more
Hazel Carby and Saidiya Hartman
January 24, 2020
Hazel Carby and Saidiya Hartman, two eminent scholars and long-time intellectual collaborators in the realm of race, culture and black women’s lives, sat down for a...
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January 21, 2020
Associate Professor Crystal Feimster talks about her course focusing on the “long Civil Rights Movement” with Yale President Peter Salovey, to commemorate Martin Luther King...
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January 17, 2020
Political activist Angela Y. Davis delivered the keynote address at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. observance at Yale on Thursday, January 16, 2020. Following her remarks...
Philip V. McHarris
January 16, 2020
Philip McHarris’s latest piece on criminal justice reform, “Democrats are ignoring a key piece of criminal justice reform — slicing police budgets,” is published  today...
Alexandria Thomas
December 11, 2019
Alexandria Thomas reviews Jamaican  artist Ebony G. Patterson’s collaged exhibit, “…to dig between the cuts, beneath the leaves, below the soil…,” for hyperallergic.com . The...