Re-Centering Black Women in the World of Nail Art

The founders of the Instagram page @BlkGirlNailfies; Hana Javelle, Imani Aldridge, and AAPHI scholar Tyra A. Seals,  speak with Allure Magazine about carving out a digital space for Black women’s nail art and fostering community online. BlkGirlNailfies Is Re-Centering Black Women in the World of Nail Art

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Undisputed Dignity: Brandi Locke

Ms. Brandi Locke, graduate student, African American Public Humanities Initiative scholar and  Colored Conventions Fellow, University of Delaware speaking at the event “Undisputed Dignity: Preserving Black Women’s History and Material Culture: A Symposium” an event held in Founders Library at Howard University. Sponsored by the Digital Production Center of the […]

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Black Birthing: History Imagined at the Site of the Body

By Mali Collins-White, PhD student in English at the University of Delaware, and a 2018-2019 Publicly Active Graduate Education (PAGE) Fellow. This PAGE Blog Salon explores themes of citizenship, intersectional activism, and public scholarship, important topics of the upcoming Imagining America national gathering, Oct. 19-21, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois Black Birthing: […]

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AAPHI Scholar Denise Burgher receives Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Dissertation Fellow

The Library Company of Philadelphia 2018-2019 Research Fellows have been announced, and include AAPHI Scholar Denise Burgher as the long-term Mellon Scholars Program in African American History Dissertation Fellow.  Denise Burgher, PhD Candidate in English Literature, University of Delaware, Redeeming the Banished Spirit: Naming the Theological Praxis in Nineteenth-Century Black […]

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