African Diaspora

Jan 24, 2020  |  Diversity Digest

Blacks in Wax Live Museum: An Experience and an Education

Watch history come to life as we reenact moments in Black history for your education and entertainment.

Jun 7, 2018

Sachelle Ford Joins African American Cultural Center Staff

With a Ph.D. in English from Brown University, a B.A. in English from Emory University and over a decade of experience in research and curriculum development, assessment, teaching, program coordination and student development, Sachelle Ford has specialized her work around African American and African Diaspora cultures.

Nov 16, 2017

Mariska Thayagan Welcomes You to AACC’s Library and Media Room

Often called one of NC State's "hidden gems," the African American Cultural Center and Media Room provides a home for a surprisingly large and steadily-growing collection of books, publications and media related to the African diaspora. Austin Butler recently spoke with Mariska Thayagan, a second-year student in microbiology with a concentration in microbial research, to find out what the library means to her.

Nov 16, 2017

Join the African American Cultural Center at Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a week-long holiday celebrated by many people of the African diaspora. The holiday celebrates African-American culture and is one of the first pan-African holidays. Its history is rooted in Black Liberation struggles of the 20th century – a time when many Black Americans were fighting for political, economic, social and cultural freedom.

Jan 21, 2016

Welcome to the African American Cultural Center Library & Media Room!

A fully-integrated part of NCSU Libraries, the African American Cultural Center Library and Media Room houses over 7,000 titles and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This peaceful haven is adjacent to the African American Cultural Center Art Gallery on the second floor of Witherspoon Student Center on Cates Avenue. Librarian Angela Jenkins provides a virtual tour of the facility.

Jun 18, 2015

Dr. C. Ellen Washington Presents at Gender Summit 5, Capetown, South Africa

C. Ellen Washington was invited to present at the Gender Summit 5 in Cape Town, South Africa on April 25-29, 2015. The Gender Summit platform was introduced to the continent by a partnership of regional research funders led by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). Partners in South Africa included the Department of Science and Technology, the Department for Women and the National Research Council, as well as Howard University, USA.