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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


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 African Diaspora…


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 at North…


“Banning any book makes a statement” by Dr. Tara Green

Posted on July 21, 2014

Concerns about education in North Carolina attract national and international attention, again. As reported by media outlets in the United States and…


“Director presents at Louisiana Book Festival”

Posted on July 21, 2014

Professor and Director Tara T. Green presented on her book, Presenting Oprah Winfrey, Her Films and African American Literature, at the 10th Annual…


UNCG professor helps mobilize independent voters to push for political reform

Posted on July 21, 2014

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


Professor, MSNBC personality chats with students

Posted on July 21, 2014

Dr. Harris-Perry, a political science professor at Tulane who hosts a weekend show on MSNBC, stopped by the UNCG campus Thursday to…