The annual Ida B. Wells-Barnett Lecture will take place on Monday, February 4, with guest speaker Dr. Prentiss Dantzler II. Dr. Dantzler, who received his doctorate in public affairs from Rutgers–Camden in 2016, is an assistant professor of sociology at Colorado College. He will deliver the talk, “Reflections on 400 Years of African-Descended People in the New World.” This free event will take place at 6 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room. The event will be livestreamed at

This event is part of Rutgers–Camden’s celebration of Black History Month, whose theme is “400 Years: Mapping the Hidden Traumas, Triumphs, and Trajectories of Black Life.”  

For more information, contact Dr. Keith Green at