African and African American Studies

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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African and African American Studies
Ashley Tumlinson

A Love Story : The Obama’s

It all began in 1989, when Michelle Robinson was an associate at Sidley & Austin–the sixth-largest corporate law firm based in the United States. Michelle

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African and African American Studies
Erik Shannon

One Last Serve: Arthur Ashe

Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. was born on July 10, 1943 in Richmond, Virginia. Growing up, he didn’t have the “ideal childhood.” At the age of five,

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African and African American Studies
Troy Leonard

Rwanda’s genocide of 1994

In Rwanda there are two ethic groups: the Hutu, which makes up the majority of the population, and the Tutsi, the minority. Tensions between these

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