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Dr. Darity: 10 Things We Get Wrong About Reparations

Monday, June 21, 2021

Dr. William Darity and Kirsten Mullen share an op-ed in the Rolling Stone about their specific reparations plan. They share that the federal government alone is capable of paying the bill. And, as the entity that created and maintains the black-white wealth gap, it should pay the debt. Read more... read more about Dr. Darity: 10 Things We Get Wrong About Reparations »



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Notable Scholars make the Duke University Experts Lists

Monday, June 21, 2021

The following faculty members have been listed among the Duke University media contact Experts Lists. Check out the full lists here.  Coronavirus, Health Care Dr. Ibukun Akinboyo; Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards; Dr. Lola Fayanju; Dr. Kevin Thomas; Rev. Dr. David... read more about Notable Scholars make the Duke University Experts Lists  »



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Dr. William Darity: Are reparations the answer to America's historic racial wealth gap?

Sunday, June 20, 2021

The Stagville Plantation was once one of the largest plantations in North Carolina: 30,000 acres, with more than 900 enslaved people working the land. A. Kirsten Mullen, a folklorist and arts consultant, and her husband, William Darity, an economics professor at Duke University, visited recently... read more about Dr. William Darity: Are reparations the answer to America's historic racial wealth gap? »



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MARK ANTHONY NEAL ANSWERS QUESTIONS ABOUT JUNETEENTH

Friday, June 18, 2021

Amid growing protest movements against racial inequalities and police brutality against black Americans, Juneteenth is taking on more significance this year. But what is the holiday, how did it begin and what is its relevance today? In this PBS broadcast, Mark Anthony Neal, professor of Professor... read more about MARK ANTHONY NEAL ANSWERS QUESTIONS ABOUT JUNETEENTH »



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Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva won the 2021 W.E.B. DuBois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award!

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva on winning the 2021 W.E.B. DuBois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award that honors scholars who have shown outstanding commitment to sociology & whose cumulative work has contributed in important ways to advancement of discipline. Find out... read more about Dr. Eduardo Bonilla-Silva won the 2021 W.E.B. DuBois Career of Distinguished Scholarship Award! »



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Dr. Adriane Lentz-Smith: 1619 Project at heart of 2021 controversies

Thursday, June 17, 2021

In an article discussing the 1619 project, An educational program that challenges the way students think and learn about slavery in the U.S., Dr. Adriane Lentz-Smith shares "We need to understand what it means for America to have been born in slavery and for that not to have been... read more about Dr. Adriane Lentz-Smith: 1619 Project at heart of 2021 controversies »



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Books that will take you away this summer

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Dr. Tsitsi Jaji, among other Duke staff and faculty, share books that send them to destinations. Check out what they're reading here.  read more about Books that will take you away this summer »



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10 BOOKS ABOUT MUSIC FROM DUKE AUTHORS

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Duke faculty explore the history, the biology and the cultural impact of music. This includes Dr. Mark Anthony Neal's book What the Music Said and Dr. Tsitsi Jaji's book Africa in Stereo. See all the featured books here.  read more about 10 BOOKS ABOUT MUSIC FROM DUKE AUTHORS »



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The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is accepting pre-proposals for their PATH Program!

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH) award provides $500,000 over five years to support accomplished investigators at the assistant professor level to study pathogenesis, with a focus on the interplay between human and microbial biology, shedding light on how human and... read more about The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is accepting pre-proposals for their PATH Program! »



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CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH WITH DUKE

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Juneteenth is a holiday that puts the experience of Black Americans at the center of the story of freedom in America. As Congress considers making it a federal holiday, the Duke community will mark the day with a variety of virtual events. View the schedule of events here.  read more about CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH WITH DUKE »



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