Year: 2020

Who Could Understand the Plight of a Black Man? 

Hopefully, you were able to participate in the in the video screening and interactive workshop for Who Could Understand the Plight of a Black Man? on Tuesday, December 8th.   The videos are available  here: Purple: https://youtu.be/S-OnDFv5tVU and Red: https://warpwire.duke.edu/w/k3AEAA/  **Videos contain graphic historical depictions, watch with care.** To our Black men colleagues, we support you. We …

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Webcast ‘Left of Black’ celebrates 300 episodes over 10 years of production!

Mark Anthony Neal and a group of Duke staff created “Left of Black” in 2010 to highlight boundary-pushing work by scholars in Black studies, history and art. A decade later, the webcast has completed nearly 300 episodes with about 400,000 views and recently launched its 11th season.   Read more and find links to the series …

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SCREENING & INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP/TALKBACK: “Who Could Understand the Plight of a Black Man?”

SCREENING & INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP/TALKBACK: “Who Could Understand the Plight of a Black Man?” Join us Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 12:30 – 2 p.m. in Zoom for a screening of, not one, but two video versions of Trina Rodriguez’s poem “Who Could Understand the Plight of a Black Man?” Video produced by Brandon Johnson. Both are …

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FOLLOW UP: How Duke Libraries Learned from the Black Student Experience

Hello all,   Thanks to everyone who attended last week’s event, How Duke Libraries Learned from the Black Student Experience, presented by Emily Daly. For those of you who were not able to attend, you can view the presentation slides: bit.ly/Diversify-IT. And attached is the Racial Justice Roadmap, referenced in the discussion.   As you’ll …

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Last book club meeting for Austin Channing Brown’s I’m still here is this Wednesday at 4p

You are cordially invited to Book Club for our last discussion of Austin Channing Brown’s I’m still here. Black dignity in a world made for whiteness. Wednesday, November 4, 2020 4:00 PM-5:00 PM  Join Zoom Meeting Below are some questions to ponder for the discussion.  Also come with your ideas about what diversity related text …

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