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Tuesday’s Black Emancipation: A History of Celebration panel focused on the importance of celebrating Juneteenth and the history of Black emancipation, featuring panelists Sam Black, Laurence Glasco and Charlene Foggie-Barnett.

Panel discusses the history of Black emancipation in celebration of Juneteenth

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer June 16, 2021
The panel “Black Emancipation: A History of Celebration” on Tuesday afternoon focused on Black emancipation throughout history and the ways in which Americans have taken to celebrate and commemorate such history through Juneteenth.
Eric Beeko, Yolanda Covington-Ward and Michele Reid-Vazquez (left to right) each teach in the Africana Studies department.

‘Find it all’: Africana Studies department reflects on teaching Black history, culture

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer March 10, 2021
Professors in the Africana Studies department have worked to highlight the department’s courses as well as Black history and culture throughout the year, but especially during Black History Month in February.
Three faculty members from the history department spoke about the history of race and protest Thursday morning at the “How Did We Get Here? Histories of Race, Discrimination, and Protest” session.

History faculty explores roots of racism, protest in America

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor July 30, 2020
Three faculty members from the history department — Laurence Glasco, Laura Lovett and Stoner — spoke about the history of race and protest Thursday morning at the “How Did We Get Here? Histories of Race, Discrimination, and Protest” session.
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