Category: News | Pg 4 | African American and African Diaspora Studies


Dr. Sarah Jane Cervenak Publishes First Book

Posted on November 12, 2014

This semester, Dr. Sarah Jane Cervenak Published her first book, “Wandering: Philosophical Performances of Racial & Sexual Freedom.“ “Combining black […]

Dr. Omar Ali Published on Afro-Peru in ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America

Posted on September 19, 2014

Dr. Omar Ali’s piece, “Afro-Peru: A Legacy of Black Labor and Culture” was published in ReVista: Havard Review of Latin […]

#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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

AFS to change change name in August

Posted on July 21, 2014

It’s official. African American Studies will have a new name. Effective Aug. 1, 2014, it will be African American and […]

Frank Woods Historic Art Exhibit

Posted on July 21, 2014

Frank Woods (African American Studies) has an art showing as part of the “Aggie Alumni and Friends” at the University Galleries […]