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Five Minutes with Alondra Nelson

(cross-posted from Columbia College Today, Summer 2014)

Alondra Nelson is a professor of sociology and gender studies, and director of the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality. 877 more words


Tuskegee Airmen convention coming to Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The 43rd national convention of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. kicks off this week in Orlando.

Two dozen of America’s first African-American pilots and air crew who gained acclaim during World War II will attend the convention, which begins July 30 and runs through Aug. 98 more words


Introducing the new Captain America....

Introducing the new Captain America, Sam Wilson, aka, the Falcon.

Now, coming on the heels of the recent announcement regarding a gender-bending Thor, some people’s reactions have been harsh.   596 more words

The Tuskegee Study

The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the African American Male, was an infamous clinical study conducted between 1932 and 1972 in Tuskegee, Alabama, by the U.S. 322 more words