African American

What is Juneteenth? A History

This past Wednesday was Juneteenth, the most popular celebration of emancipation from slavery in the U.S. The holiday stems from the events of June 19, 1865, when Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas,…


Us

   Following his first blockbuster hit, “Get Out,” Jordan Peele has brought another physiologically demanding horror story to the big screens.    This time the movie is called “Us” and has a whole new frame…





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African American presentation held in Building 8

The African American Studies Program hosted Malcom X and African Liberation Day in Building 8 on May 21.  Several students, faculty, staff and visitors gathered to listen to speakers, view presentations and thoroughly discuss African…