African Diaspora

Sep 12, 2021

Sankofa Art Exhibition Opens in the African American Cultural Center

The AACC's Sankofa Art Exhibition: "Learning from the Past to Build the Future" will run through October 10, 2021.

Apr 23, 2021  |  Diversity Digest

New Podcast from the African American Cultural Center

The AACC Podcast is a space where you can hear a variety of topics related to Black culture, Africana studies, Black literature and more.

Apr 10, 2021  |  Diversity Digest

Join Us for the Ebony Harlem Awards on Stafford Lawn

Join us on April 25 for the Ebony Harlem Awards of Excellence, the annual celebration of Black excellence at NC State.

Apr 9, 2021  |  Diversity Digest

Black Health Lab Works to Reduce Racial Health Disparities

We recently interviewed Vanessa Volpe, assistant professor in the Applied Social and Community Psychology program and director of the Black Health Lab.

Feb 26, 2021  |  Diversity Digest

Blacks in Wax Weekend: Rest as Liberation Through Black Stories

Blacks in Wax Weekend asserted this year's Black History Month theme, "Rest as Liberation," through the action of storytelling.

Feb 12, 2021  |  Diversity Digest

Viral* as in: Fearless, Unapologetic, Transformative, Unwavering

Join the Women’s Center and the African American Cultural Center for the opening of the Viral* Blackness Exhibit and Zine opening.

Jan 29, 2021  |  Diversity Digest

Rest Is Our Liberation: There is Rest for the Weary

AACC Director angela gay-audre reflects on Black History Month.

Oct 30, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Celebrate Joyous Kwanzaa with Us Virtually

This November NC State will celebrate Kwanzaa, a holiday celebrated within Pan-African culture from Nov. 4 – 13.

Jun 8, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Suddenly, Sharp Focus on the Work of Ibram X. Kendi

Last January, many in NC State's campus community had never heard of author, educator and founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University Ibram X. Kendi.

Jun 5, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

COVID-19, Police Violence Disproportionately Affect Black People

As people across the globe take to the streets to protest police violence following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, infectious disease experts, doctors and governments are concerned about a potential increase in COVID-19 cases.