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Traveling While Black

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” -Mark Twain… 1,296 more words

Travel

Muse & Momentum

Every now and then I like to highlight one of my favorite projects to be involved with, the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art’s podcast, “Be Your Own Muse.” This podcast has been a joy to produce in 2017, especially because of the opportunity to work with the museum’s amazing curatorial staff, who often finds innovative ways to collaborate with the College’s academic faculty, visiting curators and, of course, world class artists. 39 more words

Art

"Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi," to Open at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

Deborah Roberts creates visually arresting collages that encourage important conversations about girlhood, vulnerability, body image, popular culture, self-image, and the dysfunctional legacy of colorism. Combining found photographs, painting, and drawing, she examines the weight that society places on Black girls. 377 more words

Entertainment

$50 Million Housing/ Retail/ Healthcare Development headed to the AUC

For years, AUC students have made the long desolate walk down Westview Drive/Lee Street between the AUC and the West End Commercial Corridor to get hangers and the new Jordans in Mall West End or hop on the Marta at West End station and head to Lenox.  578 more words

University of Georgia Report: HBCUs Generate $14.8 Billion in Economic Impact

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) generate $14.8 billion in economic impact annually, according to a stunning new report by the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). 735 more words

National News

More Than 70 Professors at Spelman Join Student Campaign That Names Alleged Sexual Offenders

Students at three Atlanta colleges have spearheaded a social-media campaign, #WeKnowWhatYouDid, crafted to call attention to sexual-assault and sexual-harassment problems at their institutions, including naming alleged offenders as part of that effort. 1,082 more words

Community

Spelman Alum Support New Transgender Student Policy

This September, Spelman College announced a progressive new admissions policy that opens the door to a more diverse population of students. Following in the footsteps of Bennett College,  387 more words

Nation