Posts tagged: Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. - Diverse


This Is Our Story: The Significance of the Black Church

by | February 15, 2021 Though church attendance has waned across the years, the power and influence of The Black Churc Read more

Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. Receives Chicago Tribune Literary Award

by | November 5, 2019
Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. – Harvard University’s Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and [...] Read more

Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle and Others Receive Du Bois Medals at Harvard

by Melanie Eversley | October 11, 2018
Instead of taking a knee, Colin Kaepernick took home a prestigious award Thursday bestowed by H [...] Read more

Harvard to Award Kaepernick W.E.B. Du Bois Medal

by | September 20, 2018
Colin Kaepernick, a former San Francisco 49ers quarterback-turned-activist, will be one of eigh [...] Read more

Scholars Remember the “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin

by | August 16, 2018
The academic world took to social media and other venues yesterday to remember a legendary arti [...] Read more

What Makes an African-American Novel a Classic?

by Tarshia L. Stanley | December 13, 2017
Dr. Henry Louis Gates begins the anthology, The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Wo [...] Read more

Cornel West: We’re All Responsible for ‘Gangster’ Trump

by David Pluviose | January 25, 2017
In his lecture at Harvard, Dr. Cornel West waxed introspective about the courage he believes is [...] Read more