Memorial for Patrice Lumumba at Morehouse College

Dear friends, Morehouse College’s Africana Studies Program in collaboration with Friends of the Congo-Atlanta is proud to announce a Memorial for Patrice Lumumba on Friday, January 17 at 5:55 PM in African American Hall of Fame.  At 5:55 pm, we will gather at the Martin Luther King, Jr, monument to offer libation and then proceed upstairsContinue reading “Memorial for Patrice Lumumba at Morehouse College”

Black Power Pedagogies

archive.blackgothamarchive.org/items/show/61/index.html This is a photograph of Maritcha as an adult. In adulthood, Maritcha was able to fulfill her lifelong ambition of becoming a school teacher. In her memoir, she credited the many people who helped her at every step of the way. In childhood, there were her parents, who “made over a sickly, peevish, unproposingContinue reading “Black Power Pedagogies”

The African Freedmen of San Miguel de Gualdape: Mapping the Chicora Lowcountry Foundations of African American History and Culture, 1520–1526

This essay, examines the place of the one hundred enslaved Africans in the lost colony of San Miguel de Gualdape (1526) as the earliest recorded event in African American history. This essay offers sixteenth-century Lowcountry history as a constructive context for understanding the importation of Africans in 1619 to Jamestown, Virginia. As such, the presentContinue reading “The African Freedmen of San Miguel de Gualdape: Mapping the Chicora Lowcountry Foundations of African American History and Culture, 1520–1526”

International Open Letter of Solidarity with Sudan and Algeria – تجمع المهنيين السودانيين

International Open Letter of Solidarity with Sudan and Algeria – تجمع المهنيين السودانيين — Read on http://www.sudaneseprofessionals.org/en/international-open-letter-of-solidarity-with-sudan-and-algeria/ Please read and act!

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”