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“Black Joy” – New Course at RIC

Rhode Island College Impact

RIC’s Africana Studies Program is committed to furthering the Black intellectual tradition that centers the study of Black life from the perspective of Black people.

In Pictures: Artifacts of Black Heritage in Rhode Island

Rhode Island College Impact

Shackles designed for a child slave is among the many artifacts in the R.I. Black Heritage Society collection at Rhode Island College.

Historian Sherri Cummings Hired as Professor & RIBHS Community Engagement Director

Rhode Island College Impact

Along with her teaching appointment at RIC, Cummings will bring the history of the people of African heritage in Rhode Island into K-12 classrooms using primary sources from the R.I. Black Heritage Society collection.

RIC Faculty Member Explores the Imperial & Public Feasts of Ancient China

These bronze vessels at the National Palace Museum were once used at rituals and feasts by emperors and aristocrats.

RIC Alumna Embraces Black History, Mentorship and Public Service

Raymonde Charles' life changed after a one-on-one meeting with a civil rights legend.

Let’s Go There: The Importance of Racial Representation in Healthcare Teams and Professions

Rhode Island College Impact

Join the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on February 9, 1-2 p.m. for the second installment of a three-part series on health and wellness!

The In-Between World – The Art of Alumna Magda Léon

“In America, we talk about the American Dream, but the American Dream is very expensive for immigrants. There’s a personal price we pay to come here,” says Léon.

RIC First Year Seminar Takes Students on a Walk Through Local Latinx History

Rhode Island College Impact

A walking tour offers perspectives on Latinx communities in Providence, using Broad Street as the pathway.

R.I. Black Heritage Society's Collection Finds New Home at RIC

Rhode Island College Impact

One of the oldest black heritage societies in the country now has its holdings on permanent loan at Rhode Island College.

RIC Celebrates Pride 2021 in Solidarity with our LGBTQIA+ Community

We stand with the LGBTQIA+ community and affirm your value and place on our campus and in the world.