Category: African American Studies


  • LGBTQ+ Muncie: A Labor of Love

    A Pioneering Project In the world of oral history, there is a huge need to capture the stories of the LGBTQ+ communities overlooked by mainstream media. This includes rural and mid-sized cities, such as Muncie, Indiana. Dr. Emily Johnson, an Assistant Professor of History and an affiliate faculty member in African American Studies and Women’s […]

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  • Advancing Equity Across Campus

    Educational, inspiring, affirming, impactful, insightful, engaging, and encouraging. These are just a few adjectives participants used to describe Ball State’s recent virtual conversation on Antiracism, Intersectionality, and Empowerment. The event drew over 100 participants, as students, staff, and faculty expressed commitment to achieving equity and inclusive excellence. This conversation is just beginning. While the College […]

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  • 8 Reasons to Minor in African American Studies

    Are you looking to gain a better understanding of our nation as a whole and how Black Americans have shaped it? Being an African American Studies minor can make you a more informed citizen of America and the world, while providing you with the tools to become a diversity-conscious professional. Here are 8 other reasons […]

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