Using U.S. Census data from 1790 to 1860, Lincoln Mullen of George Mason University created a map which shows how many slaves there were in each county in the United States at the time. Users can click on any county for the specifics of the particular county.
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Helon Habila, an associate professor of creative writing in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, has been selected as the judge for the 2016 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction.
The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, has signed an agreement with 72 Africa, a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing sustainable peace environments throughout Africa.
The new appointees are Julian R. Williams at George Mason University, Guy-Alain Amoussou at Bowie State, Michael Williams at the University of California, Berkeley, Eddie J. Howard at Youngstown State, Rick Kisner at Tuskegee University, and Obadiah Simmons Jr. at Grambling State.
M. Brian Blake is vice provost for academic affairs and dean of the Graduate School at the University of Miami in Florida. He will become provost at Drexel University on August 1.
Helon Habila is an associate professor of creative writing at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Teju Cole is a Distinguished Writer in Residence at Bard College in New York.
The Northern Virginia Civil Rights Archive: Personal Histories of Struggle and Achievement in Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 includes more than 50 hours of videotape interviews.
Dr. Warrick currently serves as senior fellow at the Center for Minority Health Services Research in the College of Pharmacy at Howard University in Washington, D.C. She spent the 2012-13 academic year as interim president of South Carolina State University.
Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.
The students found actors who resembled the historical figures and secured costumes and designed sets to recreate the original scenes in old photographs.
The collection, donated by John Paden, Robinson Professor of International Studies at the university, includes about 4,000 items including rare books, manuscripts, maps, and photographs.