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New Resources: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 15, 2018)

image of Martin Luther King Jr. made up of smaller photos of service activities

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a federal holiday designated by Congress in 1994 as a day of service. The holiday falls on the third Monday of January, and will be observed on January 15 this year. Because King’s birthday … Continue reading

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Making History, Writing History: Thoughts for Black History Month

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We often hear the phrases “living through history,” “witnessing history,” “history in the making.” We are literally always creating what historians call “primary sources,” which can be any kind of resource that is made, written, drawn, filmed, built. Almost anything … Continue reading

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Upcoming Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Lecture: Rinaldo Walcott, “Funk: A Black Note on the Human”

Dr. Rinaldo Walcott, University of Toronto

The Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the Department of African-American Studies present an upcoming lecture by Dr. Rinaldo Walcott, “Funk: A Black Note on the Human,” on Monday, October 19, at 4:00 p.m. at 25 Park Place, … Continue reading

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