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Professor Leonard McKinnis named OpED Public Voice Fellow
We are pleased to announce that Professor Leonard C. McKinnis has been named a 2022-2023 OpEd Public Voices Fellow. One of 20 scholars selected from across the University of Illinois system to...
Dr. Robyn Collymore Visits Dr. McMillion's AFRO 226 Class
Dr. Desirée McMillion had the privilege of hosting Dr. Robyn Collymore, University of Illinois (Class of 1982) African American Studies major, in her AFRO 226 Black Women in Contemporary US Society...
Dr. McDuffie to speak at Center for African Studies discussion March 4, 2022
On Friday, March 4 at 3:00, The Center for African Studies is sponsoring, "Africa, Race and the War in Ukraine: An Open Discussion". This will be on Zoom and there will be an opportunity for people...
Special Topics-African American Studies-Black Liberation Theologies
At their core, Black and Womanist theologies seek to dismantle theologies and social arrangements that contribute to the Black estrangement as a manifestation of cultural productions within the...
New Publication by Dr. Merle L. Bowen!
For Land and Liberty is a comparative study of the history and contemporary circumstances concerning Brazil’s quilombos (African-descent rural communities) and their inhabitants,...