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Read Kali Gross' Op-Ed: Ferguson and Cosby? Black Women Have More to Discuss

The case of 13 black women who accuse Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, a white and Asian police officer in Oklahoma, with sex assault is the elephant in the room. We also have black female homicide rates, missing persons and much more to bring up.

Fri, Dec 12, 2014


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Read Sharmila Rudrappa's Op-Ed The International Surrogacy Market

In Bangalore, where many women earn just $150 a month working in garment factories, surrogate mothers can make thousands of dollars by carrying others’ babies to term. But at what cost?

Tue, Nov 18, 2014


Read Domino Perez's Op-Ed Opinion: Thirty days to be Hispanic

The time has come for us to question the value and purpose of Hispanic Heritage Month or at least its educational effectiveness.

Tue, Nov 18, 2014


Read Stephanie Mulder's Op-Ed: The Secret History of the Middle East

Pragmatic coexistence was the rule, not the exception, for much of the Middle East's history.

Tue, Nov 18, 2014


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Read Lisa Moore's Op-Ed: A welcome mix of football and feminism at UT

University of coach Charlie Strong has gotten attention for his zero-tolerance position on gun violence, drugs and disrespect for women.

Tue, Nov 18, 2014


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Read Shannon Speed's Op-Ed: The US is jailing immigrant women and children under appalling conditions

Most asylum seekers are law-abiding but are detained in spite of international law.

Tue, Nov 18, 2014


Read Shannon Speed's Op-Ed: Justice Denied

The U.S. should hold Mexican authorities accountable for mass killings.

Tue, Nov 18, 2014



Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin's mother. Credit: Daniel Cima, CIDH

Read Dr. Daina R. Berry's Op-Ed Postmortem Fame, Public Shame for Black Mothers

Black women are hardly ever on the cover of commercial publications or standing in front of television cameras with a sea of microphones in their faces unless they are famous actresses, entertainers, public figures--or their sons were murdered.

Mon, Nov 17, 2014


Read Dr. Eric Tang's Op-Ed Recent college graduates are pushing lower-income African Americans out of cities

Austin in the only major growth city that experienced an absolute loss in its African-American population

Mon, Nov 17, 2014


Read Dr. Kali Gross' Op-Ed piece Do #BlackLivesMatter? Which Ones?

African-American men suffer in America

Mon, Nov 17, 2014



Read Dr. Kevin Cokley's Op-Ed about the Michael Brown Controversy in Ferguson

Black community’s mistrust of police is rational, justified

Mon, Oct 20, 2014


Read Dr. Cherise Smith's Article "Why I'm Not Buying Beyoncé's Brand of Feminism"

It's not about having a successful career, making buckets of money and forming a perfect nuclear family. Maybe it's old school, but for me feminism is still about caring about the women out there who are still stuck in a raw deal.

Mon, Oct 20, 2014


Read Dr. Lisa Thompson's Op-Ed Piece on the the new hit show "Blackish"

Parenting While Black ... and Middle-class on TV

Wed, Oct 15, 2014


Read Dr. Daina Berry's Article "Postmortem Fame, Public Shame for Black Mothers"

Black women are hardly ever on the cover of commercial publications or standing in front of television cameras...

Wed, Oct 15, 2014


Read Dr. Jennifer Wilks' Op-Ed Article "Lessons of a Flag Flap"

Lessons of a Flag Flap

Wed, Oct 15, 2014


How to Get Away With … Sex

Fall TV lineup rewrites acceptable nations of black womanhood

Wed, Oct 15, 2014


Dr. Kali Gross Op-Ed featured in Ebony and The Huffington Post's blog

Black Women Are Already Dead in America | The Criminal Unrapeability of Black Women

Tue, Oct 14, 2014


SUMMER PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP WITH DANIEL ALEXANDER JONES!

Performing Blackness Acting and Writing Workshops

Tue, Sep 23, 2014



The Black Cultural Archives sits in the heart of Brixton, just five minutes from its original home. Photograph: Graham Turner

Black Cultural Archives unveils new centre in Brixton

Permanent home for centre highlighting African and Caribbean lives in UK – only one of its kind – opens after 33-year struggle

Thu, Jul 31, 2014




Yoruba Day 2014

Thu, Apr 24, 2014








The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Awards $800,000 In Grants To Collaborations That Build Demand For The Arts

The John L. Warfield Center for African & African American Studies and inter-media dance maker and scholar Charles O. Anderson have been awarded The 2014 Building Demand for the Arts Exploration Grant from The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF).

Tue, Feb 25, 2014





Gallery Talk & Reception

Mon, Feb 3, 2014



Historical Present

Fri, Jan 3, 2014