- Theravive: Melissa Villodas's research on the impact of the neighborhood environment on Black adolescentsNovember 14, 2023
Do Certain American Neighborhoods Cause Black Teens More Stress?
- February 23, 2023
Brian P. Jones is this year’s guest speaker at the W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture Series. His book, “The Tuskegee Student Uprising: A History,” was the focus of his talk as George Mason University’s 2023 W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture Series guest speaker hosted by the African and African American Studies Program.
- February 9, 2023
Mason historian Yevette Richards Jordan focuses her research lens on African American history, with an emphasis on racist violence from the 1920s through the 1940s. For the past several years, however, her work has led her to uncover a hidden history of racial violence that struck her own family, and the trauma of that violence that continues today.
- February 8, 2023
Mason's Center for Culture, Equity and Empowerment put out a call for illustrators, painters, and graphic designers of all backgrounds to submit art on the theme of this year’s MLK Remembrance events of “Lighting the Pathway: Renewing, Reviving, Restoring and Remembering the Dream.”
- January 30, 2023
The 2023 theme, "Lighting the Pathway: Renewing, Reviving, Restoring, and Remembering the Dream" serves as a call to action. Our hope is to, like King, inspire people to find their path in the fight for social justice, equity, and access for all people, no matter their creed, acknowledging everyone has their own path and must choose when to begin their journey. This post includes art submissions for the Evening of Reflection hosted by the Center for Culture, Equity, and Empowerment.
- April 12, 2022
Members of the George Mason National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) chapter received the Region 2 Small Chapter of the Year Award.
- “We, too, have a seat at the table” — Law students reflect on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s historic confirmationApril 11, 2022
Of the 115 judges who have served on the U.S. Supreme Court, 108 of them have been White men. This summer, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will spark a change, as she becomes the first Black woman to serve as a justice in the court’s 233-year history. She was confirmed by the Senate on April 7.
- March 23, 2022
A new study from Amira Roess in the Department of Global and Community Health highlights the differences in breastfeeding initiation between African Americans and Black immigrants enrolled in the Washington, D.C. WIC supplemental nutrition program.