Grupo Nzinga, Africana Studies Program host Women’s Empowerment and Capoeira Angola Event

On International Women’s Day, Friday, March 8, a partnership between Women Watch Africa, Grupo Nzinga, Africana Studies @morehouse, and the AUC Woodruff Library, will co-host a panel discussion from 7 – 9 pm with guests, Paula Barreto, Bayyinah Bello, A. Yeye Olori Oriyomi, Kwame Wilburg, Erica Lorraine Williams, and other action-oriented thought leaders. Organized by Sis. Myriam DormerContinue reading “Grupo Nzinga, Africana Studies Program host Women’s Empowerment and Capoeira Angola Event”

Black History Month: Researching your roots through DNA – Story | WAGA

http://www.fox5atlanta.com/local-news/black-history-month-researching-roots-through-dna During Black History Month, historians and researchers encourage African Americans to research their genealogical roots and explore their ancestry to better answer the universal question: “Where do I come from?” Technological advancements have aided those on personal quests to explore genealogical records as far back as the days of slavery, and even trace theirContinue reading “Black History Month: Researching your roots through DNA – Story | WAGA”

Brent Staples’ “When the Suffrage Movement Sold Out to White Supremacy”

African-American women were written out of the history of the woman suffrage movement. As the centennial of the 19th Amendment approaches, it’s time for a new look at the past. By Brent Staples Mr. Staples is a member of the editorial board.   Feb. 2, 2019 Americans are being forced to choose between a cherishedContinue reading “Brent Staples’ “When the Suffrage Movement Sold Out to White Supremacy””