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2017 Medgar and Myrlie Evers Research Scholars Program

The Medgar and Myrlie Evers Institute and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH), with support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, are delighted to announce the 2017 Medgar and Myrlie Evers Research Scholars Program, designed to encourage and support research using the wealth of primary resources documenting the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi and […]


Black Issues In Higher Education

Join us today at 5:30 PM in Gilman 50 for a discussion on JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion. The discussion will be lead by Shani Mott and the panelists include by Floyd Hayes, James Page, Chase Alston, Tiffany Onyejiaka, and Abby Neyenhouse.


Black Code Studies Film Series: Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, Feb.1 @7PM, Shriver 5

In conjunction with the course (AS.100.358 – Black Code Studies: Black History and Digital Media) the Black Code Studies Film Series explores these questions as they relate to blackness and the moving image. Join us for the first film of the series: Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave. The film 12 Years a Slave (2013) […]