Ladies and Gentleman, Gear up and get ready for more Black History Celebrations! TODAY at 5 pm, join Dr. John Jackson, Dean of the School of Social Policy and Practice, to discuss his innovative interdisciplinary work here at Penn and how he encourages his students to follow suit. The event will take place at GIC … Continue reading
It’s been an eventful first week as Black History Month moves into full swing here at Penn. Students and scholars are out and about ready to share their insight. Dr. Herman Beavers, Professor of English and Africana Studies, is no exception. Last night, Penn students, faculty and staff gathered at the Graduate Student Center for wine, … Continue reading
Ezell Blair Jr. David Richmond. Franklin McCain. Joseph McNeil. On February 1, 1960, four young men walked purposefully in the crisp, Carolina air, sharing an uneasy silence. They were making history though they hardly knew it at the time. Between their North Carolina A&T dorm rooms and Woolworth’s Drug Store in Downtown Greensboro, these four … Continue reading
The season of love seems to bear more meaning this year than ever before. With the Presidential Primaries quickly approaching and the oppression of people of color at the heart of dispute and controversy, we are ecstatic to spend February (and far beyond) celebrating black excellence and black history. In a month full of events right here in … Continue reading
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