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What it means to be a Black Woman

We have been conditioned, through enslavement, physical and mental abuse, and the subliminal messages that feeds us programming that informs us what being a Black woman “ 211 more words

University of Mississippi Assistant Professorship in History, American Slavery and Emancipation

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-tack

Comments: “The History Department at the University of Mississippi (www.olemiss.edu/depts/history) seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor with a specialization in American Slavery and Emancipation to help broaden departmental course offerings in transnational slavery, comparative slavery, colonial slavery, and/or slavery in the Atlantic World.” (from the H-Net.org description) 16 more words

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One More Reason Why Sharing Body Fluids Requires Time & Trust

When disease hits, it seems to hit people of African descent especially hard.  The recent Ebola health crisis spreading from West Africa is no exception.  From Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Senegal, and Nigeria to Spain, France, and Germany to the United States, Ebola is proof that what happens in the Motherland is relevant to us all.  390 more words


Wabash College Byron K. Trippet Assistant/Associate Professorship in US History

Deadline: November 21

Length: Tenure-track/tenured

Comments: “Applicants with research and teaching interests in the history of race, ethnicity, gender, or borders are of particular interest; attention to teaching US History in a global context to a diverse student body is a plus.” 10 more words

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Auburn University Assistant Professorship in History of Women

Deadline: November 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking “specialization in the history of women, gender, and sexuality in the United States candidates with an interest in… 14 more words

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#MIHistory - Oct. 20: Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth, a former slave who went on to become a tireless campaigner for abolition and women’s rights, became the first individual inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame on this day in 1983. 977 more words



Global investment bank Credit Suisse is launching a new initiative called the Entrepreneurs Circle to support African-American entrepreneurs in the U.S.

The bank has selected 12 members to start the program, which will offer access to bank loans, members of the investment bank’s staff, and an ability to share tips and tactics for growing their business ventures among the membership. 707 more words