Where did musical pioneers hone their iconic styles? Where did various instruments come from? Ethnomusicologist David Aarons guides his students through musical history. This Black Music Month, the assistant professor shares some of music’s biggest cultural influences, including those from his native Jamaica.
For more than 15 years, UNCG faculty and students have worked with the social justice organization Beloved Community Center, which takes its name from the “Beloved Community” Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of achieving through nonviolent dialogue and universal cooperation.
Last year, an article from The Chronicle of Higher Education reported that, according to federal data, only 2.1 percent of tenured professors at four-year colleges are Black women. Many universities […]
For students in Demetrius ‘D.’ Noble’s newest course Politics of Black Poetry & Rap, it’s three hours of head bobbing to hip-hop, picking apart poetry, and dissecting political issues from works of art in a way that’s “intellectually rigorous, but incredibly fun.”
Aleah Mazyck strives to change lives through design. And the senior marketing and interior architecture major has already gotten a head start at UNC Greensboro. She has established diversity, equity, […]
On September 29, 2021, UNC Greensboro’s African American and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) program was presented with the Dean’s Award for the Promotion of Diversity and Inclusiveness. This annual award by UNCG’s […]
A powerful advocate for the memorialization of lynchings. A Tigrayan-American who shares her homeland’s hardship and teaches women’s self-defense. A young storyteller discovering his talents. An undergraduate psychology researcher looking […]