- Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020Eddie S. Glaude Jr., the chair of the Department of African American Studies and the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of African American Studies was joined on stage by LaTosha Brown, an award-winning organizer, philanthropic consultant, political strategist, and jazz singer. Brown is the co-founder of Black Voters Matter Fund, a civic engagement organization, and principal owner of TruthSpeaks Consulting, a philanthropy advisory consulting firm. Additionally, Brown is a fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics where she also teaches graduate courses.
- Wednesday, Feb 19, 2020Comments about New Deal-era housing discrimination made by presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg echo a familiar narrative about minority homeowners.
- Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020
- Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020The Institute of Fine Arts is delighted to welcome Chika Okeke-Agulu as the Kirk Varnedoe Visiting Professor for the spring 2020 semester.
- Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020Area residents and members of the University community packed the lobbies, studios and galleries of the Art Council of Princeton’s Paul Robeson Center for the Arts on Monday, Jan. 20, for its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, co-sponsored by Princeton University.
- Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020Mario Moore, the artist behind the paintings, views his artwork as more than just decoration. By showcasing the university's workers, he wants to pay tribute to them and "put them in positions of power," he told CNN.
- Thursday, Dec 12, 2019The new epistolary memoirs, however, are less interested in stitching a life into a tidy narrative shroud than in ripping it from its seams.
- Thursday, Dec 5, 2019Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on how the real estate industry undermined black homeownership.
- Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019We should be judicious in who we invite to campus and cultivate a culture of debate not for its own sake but in pursuit of the truth that gives respect to all people.
- Friday, Nov 22, 2019
What does it mean to belong to the African American intellectual tradition?
Professors Eddie Glaude and Imani Perry asked this question as we sat in the first session of “AAS 500: African-American Intellectual Tradition.” It has stuck with me. And in September, when I begin a fellowship at the University of Michigan, with an appointment as an assistant professor in the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, it will be my turn to help others explore this question.