African and African Disapora Studies Department
African and African Disapora Studies Department

AADS-Giving is on November 19th at 6:30p.

AADS-Giving Feast: Join us for a Thanksgiving potluck with the Black Studies Community.

Join us for a Thanksgiving potluck with the Black Studies Community.

Tue, Nov 17, 2015

Keisha L. Bentley-Edwards Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology University of Texas, Austin

Dr. Keisha L. Bentley-Edward, Keynote Speaker: Telling Identity Stories: Race, Class and Psychology

Global Inequality Research Institute Capstone Conference

Mon, Nov 16, 2015

For rogue police officers, excessive force is not the tool of choice for engaging with people perceived as privileged.

Our Hand-Held Engine of Justice

By Keisha Bentley-Edwards

Thu, Nov 5, 2015

STEW, 2015-16 Visting Performing Artist

Visiting Performing Artist: STEW - Nov 9-13, 2015

Singer, songwriter for cabaret, theater, film, and television, Stew is the writer, co-composer, and lyricist for the musical Passing Strange, winner of the 2008 Tony Award (Best Book), a two-time 2007 Obie (Best New Theater Piece and Best Ensemble), and Spike Lee’s film Passing Strange.

Wed, Nov 4, 2015

The unique challenges that black women face are often overlooked in federal policy. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Black women are Obama’s most loyal voters — and his most ignored constituency

Obama has treated issues affecting black men as synonymous with those affecting the entire black community.

Fri, Oct 30, 2015

The Myths Surrounding Black Women and Miscarriage

Despite family lore about being able to withstand losing a baby, it has the same distressing effect as it does on everyone else

Thu, Oct 22, 2015

See Dr. Gross' Huffington Post Piece on Sandra Bland


Wed, Aug 5, 2015

Dr. Simone Browne is Featured in I-D Magazine

Exploring Feminist Hacktivism with Deep Lab

Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Why Some Experts Debunk 'Transracial' to Explain Rachel Dolezal Case

See Dr. Cokley's comment on the Rachel Dolezal case

Fri, Jun 19, 2015

We Must Make Police Brutality Against Black Women an Issue in 2016

Black women are victims of violence at higher rates than all other groups of women

Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Redefining Ratchet

A blog that explores black women’s perspectives on controlling images, race, gender and sexuality through a reflection on the term “ratchet.”

Fri, May 29, 2015