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MAY 9TH CHOCOLATE CITIES AT CAAM

Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life featuring an evening with the authors Marcus Anthony Hunter  and Zandria F. Robinson and conversation with speakers  Scot Brown, Alma Burrell, Lynnée Denise, and Frankie “Kash” Waddy Please join us May 9th, 2018 at the California African American Museum at 6:00 PM to honor and engage in conversation with authors Marcus Anthony Hunter and […]

Monique Bedasse Book Talk – “Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization”

Please join us for a talk by Dr. Monique Bedasse on her new book, Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization (The University of North Carolina Press, 2017) on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 12:30 pm in the Black Forum (Haines Hall 153). Winner of the Anna Julia Cooper and C.L.R. James Award […]

Aaron Kamugisha – “Beyond Coloniality: Freedom in the Caribbean Intellectual Tradition”

Please join us this Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 12:30 PM in the Black Forum (Haines Hall 153) for a lecture by Aaron Kamugisha, “Beyond Coloniality: Freedom in the Caribbean Intellectual Tradition.” Aaron Kamugisha is Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. He is the editor of Caribbean […]

“Dispossession & Enclosure: Reconsidering Education and Imprisonment” – a conversation with Sabina Vaught & Damien Sojoyner

Please join us on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at 4 PM in the Black Forum (Haines Hall 153), for a conversation with Sabina Vaught & Damien Sojoyner on “Dispossession & Enclosure: Reconsidering Education and Imprisonment.” Sabina Vaught is an associate professor and chair of the Tufts University Department of Education, and Damien Sojoyner is an […]

KELLY LYTLE HERNÁNDEZ, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES, RECEIVES 2018 JAMES A. RAWLEY PRIZE FROM THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN HISTORIANS

BLOOMINGTON, IN—During its annual meeting in Sacramento, California, the Organization of American Historians (OAH) presented Kelly Lytle Hernández, University of California, Los Angeles, with their prestigious 2018 James A. Rawley Prize, which is given annually for the best book dealing with the history of race relations in the United States. James A. Rawley Prize Kelly […]

The Bunche Library and Media Center Presents IMAGES IN BLACKNESS: “41st and Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black Panthers”

Join us on Thursday, April 26, 2018, 2:30 PM at Haines Hall 153 for a free screening of “41st and Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black Panthers.” “41st & Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black Panthers,” directed by Gregory Everett, is the first part in a documentary series that follows the […]

Tomorrow, April 12, 5 PM @ UCLA Ackerman Union, “New Directions in Black Queer Studies”

The UC Consortium for Black Studies presents New Directions in Black Queer Studies A Conversation with Cathy Cohen,  David and Mary Winton Green Professor of Political Science,  The University of Chicago and Roderick Ferguson, Professor of African American and Gender and Women’s Studies, The University of Illinois at Chicago Moderated by Uri McMillan, Associate Professor of English, […]

Song of Ourselves, UCLA Alpert’s Celebration of Diversity

Song of Ourselves, UCLA Alpert’s Celebration of Diversity Thursday, May 3, 12pm Campus Wide, Free Admission Live music will fill the air at UCLA as students and faculty present campus-wide pop-up performances, concerts, and a world music showcase as well as a series of workshops. Everyone is welcome to attend and all events are FREE! […]