New Course: Blacks in American Politics

American Ethnic Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry will be teaching a new course in Spring 2015 which will be cross-listed with AES and the Political Science department. The course is called “Blacks in American Politics” and is a three credit-hour course, taught Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:15am – 12:30pm. From the […]

Screening of Documentary Film #WakeUpWakeForest October 1st

Two students in the Documentary Film Program at WFU, SheRea DelSol and Gini Richards co-directed a short film entitled #WakeUpWakeForest, in which they followed students last semester (Spring 2014) who confronted University Police at a Town Hall Meeting on March 6, 2014 about racism on campus and at National Pan-Hellenic Council parties. The screening of […]

Wake Forest students issue calls for action

A candlelight vigil mingled with calls for action Thursday night on the campus of Wake Forest University as about 200 students marked the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager killed earlier this month by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo.   http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/wake-forest-students-issue-calls-for-action/article_dc058a7c-2f25-11e4-9258-0017a43b2370.html

What can religion teach us about Jay-Z?

What do hip hop and religion have in common? That’s what the students who enroll in professor Ron Neal’s filled-to-capacity classes want to know. Read more at the Wake Forest University news site:   http://news.wfu.edu/2014/09/22/what-can-religion-teach-us-about-jay-z/