Month: June 2020

Statement of Support Against Racism and Violence

Statement of Support Against Racism and Violence I am repulsed by the horrific deaths and injustices that the Black community continues to endure. Systemic racism, violence and oppression of People of Color must not be allowed to continue. I aspire to do more personally and within the Department to support our Black students and colleagues […]

Public Statement on Anti-Black Violence

Public Statement on Anti-Black Violence* Africana Studies Institute (ASI), UConn, Storrs We live, seemingly, in unprecedented times. People face daily crises and agitation because of pandemic, economic insecurity, and floundering national leadership whose institutions and actions lean as much toward violence and inhumanity as they do ineptitude. Yet, as Africana Studies scholars who for decades […]