The Brown School hosted a virtual Open Classroom on “Syphilis: An Infectious Disease Perpetuated by Social Inequities,” presented by Dr. Jason Newland, professor of pediatrics, as part of its 2024 Black History Month Speaker Series, Feb. 13.
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, author of award-winning “Chain Gang All-Stars” and “Friday Black,” traveled to Washington University on Jan. 31 for a book reading and Q&A about his experience as a political author.
The College of Arts & Sciences Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) hosted a kick-off event to celebrate the start of Black History Month from 7-9 p.m. in Tisch Commons, Feb. 1. This is the first time that Washington University has held an event recognizing the start of Black History Month.
It’s our responsibility to participate in an active and ongoing process of learning, unlearning and relearning.
In this episode, we focus on how Black student-athletes are pushing for change in the Athletic Department.
Sadly, one of my favorite months of the year is coming to an end. Black History Month, a month that celebrates the legacies of prominent Black people and their efforts to pave the way for future Black generations, has amplified my own consciousness and pride in my identity.
The Association of Black Students continued their 2020 Black History Month programming series, Feb. 25 in the Orchid Room, with the third annual “Black Talks, Black Thoughts,” which offered students and faculty the opportunity to give a 10 minute presentation on any topic of their choosing.
In the second part of our two-part series on key moments in Washington University’s Black history, we will examine events from the 1968 publication of the first Black Manifesto through the present day.
Four years ago, Student Life published “Invisible on Campus,” a five-part series focusing on the fight for Black undergraduate representation and inclusion at Washington University, both historically and in the present day.
In addition to showing the stories of Black people through the ages, this year’s production of Black Anthology centered around how people choose what art to create.
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