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Current News

Spring 2015 Visiting Performing Artist Welcomes Eisa Davis

Posted: Jan 22, 2015

February 16-20, 2015

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

Posted: Dec 12, 2014

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.

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

Posted: Oct 20, 2014

Black community’s mistrust of police is rational, justified

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

Posted: Oct 20, 2014

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.

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

Posted: Oct 15, 2014

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

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

Posted: Oct 15, 2014

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

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

Posted: Oct 15, 2014

Lessons of a Flag Flap

How to Get Away With … Sex

Posted: Oct 15, 2014

Fall TV lineup rewrites acceptable nations of black womanhood

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

Posted: Oct 14, 2014

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

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