Black Panther Party co-founder shares legacy of political activism

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Emory University hosted a week-long virtual celebration that honored the life and legacy of the American civil rights movement.  The Department of African American Studies’ annual keynote address featured co-founder and national chairman of the Black Panther Party Bobby Seale. The Jan. 18 event highlighted the birth [...]

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Stacey Abrams launches campaign for governor amid changing Georgia landscape

Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams launched her second campaign for governor on Dec. 1. After losing to then-Secretary of State Brian Kemp in 2018 by 1.5 percentage points, Abrams seeks to win the Democratic primary and challenge the Republican nominee in what is predicted to be an extremely close rematch. While Abrams will likely [...]

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Emory partners with the First-Gen Forward Cohort to celebrate, support for first-generation community

Emory University held its annual First-Gen Week from Nov. 8-12. The Office of Undergraduate Affairs (OUA) organized the week in partnership with the 2021-2022 First-Gen Forward cohort to provide resources to first-generation students.  The cohort is a collaboration of higher education institutions with the purpose of improving the experiences and outcomes of first-generation college students. [...]

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