News

  • 09/19/2016 - Professor Eric McDuffie recently spoke with LAS News to discuss his research on Garveyism, the family of Malcolm X, and the importance of black women in the struggle for civil rights.

  • 01/14/2015 - Just say the name “Selma,” and anyone who knows the history of the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s will know what you mean. It was on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in that Alabama city almost 50 years ago (March 7, 1965) that peaceful marchers were beaten back with billy clubs wielded by state and local lawmen.