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Black History Month Celebrates the Artistic Expressions of Black Culture

“As an Afro-Latino I feel that this is a celebration for me as well.” — Julio Berroa ’21

Africana Studies Launches New Black Film Series

The series opens with the documentary “Stamped from the Beginning,” on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m. in Gaige 100.

Celebrating African American Achievements

This year’s theme is African Americans and the Arts

$25K Endowment to Support New R.I. Portuguese American Archives at RIC

A powerful advocate of Portuguese American history and heritage, Marie Fraley is the benefactor of this new archive at RIC.

News Brief: Alessandra Bazo Vienrich Awarded Racial Equity Research Grant

These grants support research that contributes to understanding and ameliorating racial inequality in education.

The Q&A: Inside Ukrainian Film, with Prof. Bohlinger

In this Q&A, Bohlinger discusses some of the Ukrainian films that have emerged since Russia’s invasion.

R.I. Educators Travel to Their Students’ Native Guatemala, Led by RIC Professor

“It’s important to know where our students come from, so we can better support them in our schools.” — Asst. Prof. Erin Papa (pictured far left)

“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.