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Prof. Julia S. Jordan-Zachary's commentary in The Washington Post - "The media loves 'missing White women.' Black women are already missing from public view."

You cannot miss what is not seen. Because U.S. society often renders Black women invisible, public outcry may be muted or absent when we go missing.

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New African American Studies program underway

Wake Forest University has been working to establish an African American Studies program for a few years. Last week’s launch of the program is timely given the country is experiencing increased ...

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Deepening the Liberal Arts

Corey D. B. Walker, the Wake Forest Professor of the Humanities, is the inaugural director of the African American Studies Program, which will launch in the fall as a major at Wake Forest. He is ...

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Dr. Melanie L. Harris joins African American Studies faculty

The Program in African American Studies and the Wake Forest University School of Divinity will welcome Dr. Melanie L. Harris as a new member of the faculty on July 1. Dr. Harris will join as ...

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New African American Studies Program supported by $1M gift

As Wake Forest prepares to launch its African American Studies Program this fall, an anonymous donor has made a $1 million gift to support the new academic initiative.

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