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August 21, 2008

first issue of The Village

The first issue of The Village is now available. The Village is a newsletter for friends and alumni of the Department of African American & African Studies.

Inside the August 2008 issue:

  • staying connected
  • a message from the chair
  • keep us posted
  • get involved
  • faculty in the news
  • community commitment
  • "We Still Have a Charge to Keep"
  • quote of the month

August 13, 2008

2008 Afrifest

The 2008 Afrifest will be held August 14-17, 2008. A list of programs and activities is online.

August 10, 2008

Black political leadership

The New York Times has posted a long article on Black political leadership: "Is Obama the End of Black Politics?" The article can also be downloaded.

August 1, 2008

Twin Cities Pan-African Festival

The 2008 Twin Cities Pan-African Festival will be held on August 6-11, 2008.