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Op-Ed: Pride, History Propel LGBTQ+ Rights Forward

Insight Into Diversity

That these same labeled people grabbed hold of the word “pride” to name their movement was an act of civil disobedience against both history and language. LGBTQ+ History Month (October in the U.S.) History, of course, is a source of pride. History is another. History nourishes pride. Pride energizes history.

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Sometimes History is Just History Important to All of Us

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

But I want to talk about the war in the context of the final days of Black History Month, and the one historical story I love because it shows Black history is American history is Asian American history. It’s a history lesson and a humanity lesson, that’s always worth repeating. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

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Scholars: Racial Backlash Robs White Students of U.S. History

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

She said she can’t count the number of white students who, in their evaluations for her African American History, Blacks and the Law, and Civil Rights and Black Power classes, have said, “I was raised to be racist, and taking your courses has allowed me to see things differently.” Thomas, and a fellow at the Institute for Common Power.

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Oxford University appoints UK’s first professor of LGBTQ+ history

The Guardian - Higher Education

Matt Cook, who has written on queer urban life and the Aids crisis, takes up the new post at Mansfield College The renowned cultural historian Matt Cook is to become the UK’s first fully endowed professor of LGBTQ+ history in a newly created post at Mansfield College, Oxford. Continue reading.

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Celebrating Black History Month 2023

Liaison International

February 1st marks the beginning of African-American History Month , a chance for us to memorialize the many achievements and contributions that African Americans have had, and continue to have, on our history and culture. Celebrations and Education African-American history is American history.

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Internationalizing Black American History

Inside Higher Ed

How we view the past is always colored by our present-day vantage point, but long before the recent surge in Black migration from sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean, African American history and culture had an international dimension. Comparative, transnational, and diasporic history can take many different forms.

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Association for the Study of African American Life and History to Host Third Annual Black History Month Festival

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) will host a series of events as part of its Third Annual Black History Month Festival this year. Black Resistance has taken many forms throughout history. The theme for this year is Black resistance. and virtually on the association’s YouTube channel.

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