“Is it Time for Reparations?” Workshop Scheduled for 2/18

Black History Month continues with the program, “Is it Time for Reparations?,” a conversation and workshop hosted by Dr. Mahdi Ibn-Ziyad, a lecturer for the Department of Philosophy and Religion.  This event will discuss the meaning and feasibility of reparations for people of African descent.  The program will take place on Thursday, February 18th, at … Continue reading “Is it Time for Reparations?” Workshop Scheduled for 2/18

Screening and Panel Discussion of “Black Gold” scheduled for 2/16

Rutgers–Camden’s celebration of Black History Month continues on Tuesday, February 16th, with a screening of the documentary Black Gold, an award-winning film about the human and material costs of producing and distributing Ethiopian coffee within the global economy.  A panel discussion will follow the film.  Panelists include Israel Mansaray, a Rutgers–Camden student–activist; Dr. Benjamin Talton, Associate … Continue reading Screening and Panel Discussion of “Black Gold” scheduled for 2/16

Black History Month Continues on 2/1 with Silent March

Rutgers–Camden’s celebration of Black History Month continues on Monday, February 1st, with a Silent March in Protest of Anti-Black Racism and Violence.  The march will begin from the steps of the Paul Robeson Library at 12:10 p.m.  After the march, there will be a staging of Dr. Robert Miller’s play Running Late in the Gordon Theater. This event … Continue reading Black History Month Continues on 2/1 with Silent March

Black History Month Kicks Off on 1/27

Rutgers–Camden’s celebration of Black History Month begins on Wednesday, January 27th, with a panel and conversation titled “Diversity at Rutgers–Camden.”  Panelists include Dr. Wayne Glasker, Associate Professor of History; Professor Stacy Hawkins, Associate Professor of Law; Dr. Oscar Holmes IV, Assistant Professor of Management; and Dr. Ana Laguna, Associate Professor of Spanish.  This event will be … Continue reading Black History Month Kicks Off on 1/27

Join the Rutgers Jazz and Literary Salon on 2/23

The Rutgers Jazz and Literary Salon will hold an event on Monday, February 23rd, from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.  Poet, publisher, and activist Ewuare Osayande and Dr. Keith Green, Associate Professor of English, are scheduled to present.  The W.E.B. DuBois short story The Comet will be read and discussed. … Continue reading Join the Rutgers Jazz and Literary Salon on 2/23

“African American Soldiers in the Civil War” Lecture Scheduled for 2/9

Dr. James Johnson, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a faculty member at both Rutgers University and Atlantic Cape Community College, will present “African American Soldiers in the Civil War,” on Monday, February 9th, from 1:20 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  The event will take place in Room 109 at 319 Cooper Street.  This event … Continue reading “African American Soldiers in the Civil War” Lecture Scheduled for 2/9

Music and African Diasporas in the Americas Lecture on 4/8

Assistant Professor Dylon Robbins from New York University will give a lecture called “Listening for an Afro-Latin Soundscape: Music and African Diasporas in the Americas,” on Tuesday, April 8th, at 12:20 p.m. in Armitage Hall 124.  Lunch will be provided at this event. For more information about this event, contact Dr. Alejandra Josiowicz.  This event … Continue reading Music and African Diasporas in the Americas Lecture on 4/8