News: Black History Month

Courtney Cogburn’s Work on Racism Featured on CBS News

Kudos continue to pour in for Associate Professor Courtney Cogburn and her groundbreaking virtual reality project, 1000 Cut Journey. To…

February 28 @ 3:17 pm

Turning Racism Awareness into Action

As Black History Month draws to a close, we check in with Professor Courtney Cogburn and her innovative research project…

February 28, 2019 @ 5:28 pm

Harlem Loses a Civil Rights Activist and Educator

At a time when Columbia University is confronting its historic relationship with slavery, and as we are also nearing the…

February 24, 2017 @ 10:47 pm

CSSW Celebrates Black History Month

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.

February 3, 2015 @ 10:50 pm

An Alumna Aspires to Raising the Profile of Women Across Africa

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.

February 28, 2013 @ 12:59 am

Healing a Legacy of Slavery One Community at a Time

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.

January 31, 2013 @ 6:52 pm

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