News & Announcements Archive


‘Afro’ Archives to Be Unlocked by New Grant

The Johns Hopkins University has been awarded $476,000 to collaborate with the Baltimore-based Afro-American Newspapers to open the 115-year-old newspaper company's historic archives to access by scholars and others. Read the article in the JHU Gazette.


Out of Africa

With several recent key hires, including that of director Ben Vinson, the fledgling Africana Studies Center is poised to take off—with a tripartite approach that transcends cultures...and continents.