Recent Lectures


The Case for Reparations 

Ta-Neshisi Coates, February 10, 2015

Between the World and Ferguson: A Discussion of Race, Policing and the Death of Michael Brown

Professor Noel A. Cazenave, Professor Jelani Cobb, Professor Matthew W. Hughey, Professor Shayla C. Nunnally, University of Connecticut – September 11, 2014

Sing your Song: A Lecture with Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte, February 18, 2014

Q&A with Middle of Nowhere Director, Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay, September 26, 2013

50 Years After 4 Little Girls: Racial Justice Yesterday and Today

Dr. Imani Perry, Princeton University; February 7, 2013

Partition, Prison, and Politics: Reflections on Race, Gender, and Freedom in an era of Financial Crisis (Audio)

Dr. Ruthie Gilmore, CUNY; December 6, 2012

Food, Faith and the Everyday Struggle for Black Urban Community (Audio)

Dr. Priscilla McCutcheon, University of Connecticut; April 9, 2012

From Civil Rights to the Occupy Movement

Dr. Peniel Joseph, Tufts University; February 9, 2012

Beyond Obama: Racial Politics in “Post Racial” America

Professor Andra Gillespie, Emory University; December 01, 2011

Birth of a Nation, the Remix: African Americans, Identity and Environment in the 21st Century

Professor Carolyn Finney, University of California, Berkley; September 8, 2011



AFAM 3295 (The Wu Tang’s Clan Impact) class was featured in Wu Tang Clan affiliate Timbo King’s video, Bar Exam. Dr. Lee Aggison was the instructor for the class in the Spring of 2012.

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