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AADS Major Helps Frame Important Conversation Around Race in Guilford County

Posted on September 21, 2015

The last thing Dominick Hand would grab before running out of his dorm at UNC-Greensboro, even on a sprint across campus for…


CACE 2015 (Conference on African American & African Diasporic Cultures & Experience)

Posted on November 12, 2014

Register for CACE 2015 here. CACE 2015 will take place February 10th & 11th, 2015 in the Elliot University Center on UNCG’s…


Director Named to News and Record Editorial Board

Posted on November 12, 2014

This fall, Dr. Green was chosen from more than 60 applicants to join the first group of community members who were chosen…


#MayaTaughtMe: Lessons learned from Dr. Angelou by Dr. Tara T. Green

Posted on July 22, 2014

I was in about the seventh grade when I learned about Maya Angelou. An English teacher, Mrs. Huntley, in my predominantly white…


Greensboro council may ban sagging pants on city buses

Posted on July 22, 2014

The City Council could soon flesh out the issue of wearing sagging pants on public transportation. Read More on News & Record


Academic: Informal college poll suggests sagging pants pushback is generational

Posted on July 22, 2014

Omar Ali, a professor of African American studies at UNCG, took an informal poll amongst 65 students in his Introduction to African…


UNCG professor helps mobilize independent voters to push for political reform

Posted on July 22, 2014

Having witnessed a rancorous government shutdown and near breach of the federal debt ceiling, plenty of Americans are pessimistic about where we’ll…


Dr. Green responds to recent L. Hughes Discovery

Posted on July 22, 2014

Ralph Hunter traces his love affair with the works of Langston Hughes to fourth-grade when his teacher read his poems aloud in…


Washington Post Article on Omar Ali’s Teaching

Posted on July 22, 2014

Whatever Happened To … the Baltimore high school debater? Read more on Washington Post


Dr. Omar Ali’s Media Appearances

Posted on July 21, 2014

Dr. Ali has been interviewd about politics on the local news, CNN, and NPR since August. To hear what he has to…