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The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. Revisited in ‘The Sword and The Shield’

by | July 6, 2020 As the nation witnesses around-the-clock Black Lives Matter protests, Dr. Peniel E. Joseph’s Read more

It’s Time for Higher Education Institutions to Stop Ignoring Protests Against Systemic Police Violence

by Brandon C. M. Allen | June 9, 2020
As higher education institutions often pride themselves on being “welcoming for all”, it is [...] Read more

A Battle for the Soul of Our Nation

by Thomas Parham | June 4, 2020
Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a long way from Brunswick, Georgia and Louisville, Kentucky. Yet the [...] Read more

A Letter to George Floyd

by Chris Gilmer | June 2, 2020
I do not know at a biological or emotional level what it is like to be Black. White privilege w [...] Read more

National Civil Rights Museum to Host Virtual MLK Commemoration on April 4

by | April 2, 2020
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the National Civil Rights Museum will this year host a virtual [...] Read more

In a First, Washington National Cathedral Will Host HBCU Sunday on Feb. 16

by B. Denise Hawkins | February 5, 2020
For the first time, on Sunday, Feb. 16, Washington National Cathedral will host alumni, student [...] Read more

70 Years of Integration, a Journey Still Unfolding at the University of Kentucky

by Eli Capilouto & Sonja Feist-Price | February 26, 2019
One man. One courageous step. Seventy years of a journey that is still unfolding and evolving. [...] Read more

The Fallacy of NOT Seeing Race

by | February 14, 2019
Over the last two weeks I’ve listened to friends, pundits and scholars debate the implication [...] Read more

Dr. King Deserves More

by | January 28, 2019
We have now entered what I and many other scholars of color call, “The High Season.” It’s [...] Read more

Politicians Honor Legacy of King

by | January 21, 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden was among the dozens of political leaders — and potential 202 [...] Read more

Aretha Franklin, John McCain, and the Meaning of Legacy

by | September 7, 2018
Last week my twin obsessions with politics and pop culture collided as I joined millions of vie [...] 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

Our Daily Work: Celebrate Black History Throughout Year

by Eric F. Spina | March 4, 2018
Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Black history and civil rights shouldn't be just a middle o [...] Read more

Civil Rights Icon Wyatt Tee Walker Dies

by | January 23, 2018
The Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, who served as an architect of the early civil rights campaigns i [...] Read more

Institutions Prepare to Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

by | January 11, 2018
From music and poetry readings to lectures and community service events, colleges and universit [...] Read more
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