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SMPA Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

On Jun 15, 2020
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RT @EfratNechushtai: Strange time for good news, but I couldn’t be happier to share that I'm joining @SMPAGWU @gwucolumbian @GWtweets as an assistant professor! I'm truly thrilled and honored to join this amazing group of brilliant colleagues. Looking forward to the next step. https://t.co/lP5VbDODUU
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SMPA is thrilled to announce two new faculty members that will join the team this fall; Efrat Nechushtai and Jesse J. Holland!

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On Jun 15, 2020
@Chanders shared
RT @EfratNechushtai: Strange time for good news, but I couldn’t be happier to share that I'm joining @SMPAGWU @gwucolumbian @GWtweets as an assistant professor! I'm truly thrilled and honored to join this amazing group of brilliant colleagues. Looking forward to the next step. https://t.co/lP5VbDODUU
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SMPA Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

SMPA Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

SMPA is thrilled to announce two new faculty members that will join the team this fall; Efrat Nechushtai and Jesse J. Holland!

The 2020 Democratic primary debate over reparations, explained

The 2020 Democratic primary debate over reparations, explained

Openly talking about reparations for the descendants of enslaved men and women is a notable shift for Democrats. But the conversation has often lacked substance.

A Wake-Up Call on Race, Artificial Intelligence

A Wake-Up Call on Race, Artificial Intelligence

Facial-recognition systems misidentified people of color more often than white people, a development that has implications for newsrooms and news coverage.

African-American Interest Adult Titles, 2019-2020

African-American Interest Adult Titles, 2019-2020

A listing of African-American interest books for adult readers publishing between September 2019 and March 2020.

Can historical records change minds about reparations?

Can historical records change minds about reparations?

"We often think about slavery as old history, as history that's completely disconnected from us. And that's simply not the case."

Viewpoint: US must confront its Original Sin to move forward

Viewpoint: US must confront its Original Sin to move forward

Neglect of the past and belief in progress has left many unaware of the scope of US racial tensions.

Reparations mark new front for US colleges tied to slavery

Reparations mark new front for US colleges tied to slavery

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The promise of reparations to atone for historical ties to slavery has opened new territory in a reckoning at U.S. colleges, which until now have responded with ...

White House Reviewing Stephen Moore’s Writings

White House Reviewing Stephen Moore’s Writings

President Trump’s presumptive nominee to the Fed has written numerous opinion pieces questioning the role of women and suggesting they should not earn more than men.

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Dear Disgruntled White Plantation Visitors, Sit Down.

Dear Disgruntled White Plantation Visitors, Sit Down.

Dear Disgruntled White Plantation Visitors, Hi! My name is Michael W. Twitty and I’m one of those interpreters who has watched you squirm or run away. I’m not a reenactor, because G-d f…

Black History Month inspires a revisit of American history of innovation

Black History Month inspires a revisit of American history of innovation

Viasat employees help mark Black History month with events that underscore the contribution of African-Americans throughout history

A new journalism podcast looks to history to counter ‘objectivity’

A new journalism podcast looks to history to counter ‘objectivity’

<p>The American journalism community fancies itself a completely neutral estate, the poster child for objectivity. But this conceit is, at best, ahistorical. Like all things, the modern ...

9 Pioneering African American Outdoorspeople

9 Pioneering African American Outdoorspeople

We salute these barrier-crushing adventurers, role models, and conservationists

What McDonald’s Has Meant to Black Americans

What McDonald’s Has Meant to Black Americans

Marcia Chatelain’s book Franchise is intent on understanding history from the perspective of the people who lived it.