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New Poem by Jupiter Hammon, a Slave, Discovered at Yale Library

New Poem by Jupiter Hammon, a Slave, Discovered at Yale Library

Jupiter Hammon was born into slavery in 1711. Although a slave, he attended school and learned to read and write. Later in life he wrote essays and poetry and is generally considered the first African American writer to be published.

This Week's Faculty News

This Week’s Faculty News

Stacy Hawkins, Babatunde Ojo, Leonce Ndikumana, and Maxine Adegbola will be assuming new duties.

Notable Higher Education Grants Relating to African-Americans

Notable Higher Education Grants Relating to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants won by historically black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.