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Amira Rose Davis publishes opinion piece in Washington post

Amira Rose Davis publishes opinion piece in Washington post

Amira Rose Davis, assistant professor of history and African American studies at Penn State University and co-host of the sports podcast, "Burn it All Down", considers how Black college athletes are rising up against the exploitative system they labor in.

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Ray Block publishes in medical journal about race and COVID-19

Ray Block publishes in medical journal about race and COVID-19

Ray Block co-authors article in July 2020 issue of HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice.

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The Yaayaa-Maria Hunt Memorial Award

The Yaayaa-Maria Hunt Memorial Award

Support the Department of African American Studies in the College of the Liberal Arts with an award in memory of Yaayaa-Maria Hunt, a 2016 alumna.

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Awaly Diallo selected as Liberal Arts college marshal

Awaly Diallo selected as Liberal Arts college marshal

Awaly Diallo is a Paterno Fellow and Schreyer Scholar, graduating with bachelor of arts degrees in sociology and African American studies.

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Amira Rose Davis publishes an article in The New Republic

Amira Rose Davis publishes an article in The New Republic

Amira Rose Davis, Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies at Penn State University and the co-host of the feminist sports podcast, Burn It All Down, writes about Kobe Bryant's "Legacy of Incoherence".

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Ray Block publishes book, journal article

Ray Block publishes book, journal article

Ray Block publishes a book about race and Tennessee politics and a journal article about the removal of Confederate monuments.

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B. Stephen Carpenter II appointed dean of the College of Arts and Architecture

B. Stephen Carpenter II appointed dean of the College of Arts and Architecture

B. Stephen Carpenter II, professor of art education and African American studies and interim director of Penn State’s School of Visual Arts, has been appointed to the position of dean of the College of Arts and Architecture

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Brandon M. Erby wins the 2020 CCCC Chairs' Memorial Scholarship

Brandon M. Erby wins the 2020 CCCC Chairs' Memorial Scholarship

Brandon M. Erby, Penn State University, University Park, has won a 2020 CCCC Chairs’ Memorial Scholarship.

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Ghana Studies Special Forum

Ghana Studies Special Forum

Dr. Ebony Coletu edits a special forum on Ghana's first archaeologist and his interdisciplinary legacy.

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