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Artist-in-Residence receives “Living Legend of Poetry Award”

Askia Toure, an artist in the the department’s Master Artists-in-Residence Program, received the 2014 ” Living Legend of Poetry Award” from Philadelphia’s Black Writers Museum…
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Published On: September 19, 2014 |
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The leader in the room

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Elikya Bokanga, SSH’16, showcased award-​​winning diplomatic acumen and strong man­age­ment skills at the 12th Annual National Model African Union Con­fer­ence in Washington, D.C. last month…
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Published On: March 24, 2014 |
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Racial divisions in Obama’s America

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In March, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity pro­fes­sors Amílcar Bar­reto and Richard D. O’Bryant will con­vene a score of scholars for a day­long con­fer­ence on gender and iden­tity in the age of Obama…
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Published On: February 11, 2014 |
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The untold stories of slavery

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Douglas Blackmon gives the keynote address at “Slavery by Another Name: Uncovering the Untold Stories”..
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Published On: January 21, 2014 |
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50 years after “I have a dream”

Martin Luther King Monument DC

3Qs with Robert Hall, asso­ciate pro­fessor of African​ American studies ..
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Published On: August 28, 2013 |
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Mandela’s legacy in Africa and around the world

3Qs with Kwamina Panford, associate professor of African American Studies ..
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Published On: July 18, 2013 |
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Professor Robin Chandler collaborates with Liberian officials

In a January 2013 meeting at Dhar Law firm in Boston, Prof. Robin Chandler, met with Liberian Minister of Gender and Development Julia Duncan Cassell… ..
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Published On: February 28, 2013 |
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Efficiency the key for global HIV/​AIDS programs

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Richard Wamai, an assis­tant pro­fessor of public health in the Depart­ment of African Amer­ican Studies and an expert in HIV/​AIDS research and policy, said advance­ments in pre­ven­tion and treat­ment of the dis­ease have yielded two pos­i­tive trends: HIV/​AIDS patients are living longer, and the number of new cases is steadily declining…
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Published On: January 10, 2013 |
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Targeting diseases beyond our borders

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North­eastern Uni­ver­sity researchers recently returned from a four-​​day work­shop in Kenya, where they worked with local health experts to develop strate­gies for com­bating neglected trop­ical dis­eases (NTDs) throughout the African nation…
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Published On: September 27, 2011 |
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Battling HIV/​AIDS and the healthcare crisis in Africa

The spread of HIV/​AIDS across Africa has had a dev­as­tating effect for decades…
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Published On: November 22, 2010 |
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