African and African American Studies

African and African American Studies
Nathan Hartley

Jimi Hendrix: Musical Protests

Jimi Hendrix stands before over 200,000 people about to make musical history. It’s 1969, in the middle of the war in Vietnam. The Vietnam War

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African and African American Studies
Sabrina Hsu

Emmett Till: A Civil Rights Icon

Imagine sending your son to visit relatives, thinking you would see him again in a few weeks, only to learn two weeks later that he

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African and African American Studies
Ana Gonzalez

Death by Ivory

Standing at an average height of 11 ft. and weighing 6 tons, the African elephant is the largest mammal walking the Earth. As they migrate

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African and African American Studies
Alexandra Cantu

Misty Copeland: Raising the “Barre”

In 2007, Misty Danielle Copeland became the first African-American ballerina to be a principal dancer with the American Ballet Theater (ABT) in twenty years. Since

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