African-American studies

Upcoming Panel Discussion
6:20 pm
Tue January 27, 2015

A Broader Perspective of MLK

MLK during the March on Washington in 1963.

The chair of the Department of African American Studies at Western Illinois University wants people to gain a broader perspective of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Central Illinois Man Changes his Ways
9:37 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Transforming a Personal History of Racism

Jim and Debbie Pauley at their home
Credit Rachel Otwell

The holidays can bring out the compassionate side of people.

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Dr Martha Biondi
6:38 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

The Black Revolution on Campus


A scholar of black radicalism feels the black student movement of the late 1960s and early ‘70s deserves greater recognition.

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