At a time when Columbia University is confronting its historic relationship with slavery, and as we are also nearing the…
Last week a South Carolina court absolved the Friendship Nine of their “trespassing” conviction of 54 years ago for sitting at a whites-only lunch counter. We see this as an apt way to start this year’s celebrations of Black History Month.
As Black History Month draws to a close, we turn to recent graduate Moiyattu Banya (MS’09), a passionate social entrepreneur who specializes in African women’s empowerment, for some inspiration.
CUSSW alumna Teresa Ann Willis (’05) has written a novel for young adults confronting the problem of self-hatred among African-descended people in the Americas.