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Tag: Dr. Greg Carr
Scholars: Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer is a Sign of Hip-Hop’s Impact
While the announcement of Kendrick Lamar’s selection for a Pulitzer Prize came as a surprise to some, it confirmed what many African-American and hip-hop studies scholars have known for years: that hip-hop and rap have had a profound social impact on the Black community and broader society.
April 17, 2018
America Remains Divided 50 Years After Kerner
Healing is still needed and America’s racial wounds are still raw, according to the 50-year update released Tuesday by the Eisenhower Foundation as part of its ongoing follow-up to the original report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, commonly known as the Kerner Commission.
February 27, 2018
Expected Blockbuster Film ‘Black Panther’ Poised to Challenge Racial Assumptions
His “Black Panther” fandom stretches back to Dr. Greg Carr’s boyhood, with him dashing inside a neighborhood store to snag the latest edition of that barrier-busting Marvel comics series about a caped, cat-masked superhero hailing from a fictionalized, self-determining African nation.
February 15, 2018
Scholars Fear Implications of Commercializing King’s Legacy
A Ram truck commercial shown during Sunday night’s Super Bowl ignited backlash for using one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches despite his social justice message that criticized the excesses of capitalism, according to scholars.
February 5, 2018
Temple’s Renaming Decision: Africology Becomes a Department
A leading scholar at Temple University was successful in convincing university officials and the Board of Governors to rename the African American studies department to the Africology and African American studies department.
November 5, 2017
Dick Gregory Dead at 84, Leaving Behind Timeless Legacy
Comedian and activist Dick Gregory who committed his life to social justice through both satire and sincerity, died on Saturday at the age of 84.
August 20, 2017
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