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Write the Vision, Make It Plain: Narrative and Counter Narrative as a Prelude to the Black Student Movement

  Emerging Scholar Lecture  

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Medicinal Plants and Well-Being Practices in Early African America, Ywone Edwards-Ingram

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The Avery Research Center commemorates MALCOLM X on the 50th anniversary of his assassination – February 21, 1965.

The Commemoration Program on Feb 21 is from 11am to 5pm, see details below: –Film screenings begin at 11:00 – 3:00 (see flyer for details) –3:00pm: A Conversation with Mzee (esteemed & respected Elder) James E. Campbell and Imam Hakim … Continue reading

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A Student’s History of the Civil Rights Movement (Friday, Feb. 13)

  This Friday’s Faculty Lecture, as well as the panel discussion on Freedom Summer on February 26, are great ways to learn more about the Mississippi Summer Freedom Project and the civil rights movement, the subject of next year’s College … Continue reading

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African American Religion Prior to 1865

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Black Catholics and the Burden of Black Religion

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“Faith in the Shadow of the Plantation: The American Social Sciences and the Problem of the Souls of Black Folk

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African American Religion & Politics in the Civil Rights Era: Expanding the Story of “The Black Church”

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MLK Jr. Day Speaker: Benjamin Jealous (former NAACP President)

Welcome, we are happy you are here! MLK Jr. Day Speaker: Benjamin Jealous Please join us for a special talk from Former NAACP President Benjamin Jealous! This event is free for all CofC students, faculty, staff, and the general public. … Continue reading

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New Orleans Revisited: Tourism, Race, and Historical Memory after Katrina (Jan. 22)

Title: New Orleans Revisited: Tourism, Race, and Historical Memory after Katrina Presented by: Lynell Thomas, UMass-Boston Date: January 22, 2015 Location: Avery Research Center (125 Bull Street) Time: 6pm Overview: By the eve of the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, collective dissent … Continue reading

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