Tagged: African american studies

The prolific and influential poet, social and cultural theorist, and literary critic, bell hooks, passed away on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. Her work and career is influential around the world, informing feminism, black thought, sociology, poetics, and world literature, as well as the path of activists,
On Juneteenth, the nation celebrates the end of slavery. The oldest holiday commemorating the emancipation of African Americans from chattel slavery was made into a national holiday on June 17th, 2021. Juneteenth commemorates the day (June 19th 1865) when enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas were told about
June 25, 2021 • David Michalski