The Lest We Forget Traveling Slavery Museum brings slave artifacts, Jim Crow objects, bill-of-sale documents and much. This compelling exhibit unveils portions of American history that impacted African Americans and reveals the contributions African American slaves made in the building of America.
Rape culture is a setting in which people are surrounded with images, language, laws and other everyday phenomena that perpetuate and validate rape. Rape culture encompasses how we talk, think, and react to sexual harassment, assault, and rape. Our society promotes the message that sexual abuse, assault, and rape is normal. It has become normal to watch abuse on television, tell off color jokes, invade another's personal space, and blame victims for their own assault. These acts are not gender or race specific. They affect women and all those marginalized as unequal or unworthy in society. Rape culture denies humans the ability to live free without being over-sexualized or victimized.
Please join us for this in-depth and informal student-led discussion on rape culture sponsored by the Women's...
The President's Diversity Council invites you to an African American History Month dialogue on the trending topic, "What's in a name? Black, African American, and other ways of claiming racial identity." A panel will discuss the history of Americans of African descent and racial identity.A boxed lunch will be provided for the first 15 attendees.
Community College of Philadelphia’s Center for International Understanding Presents:
A Morning with Dr. Tukufu Zuberi
Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations and Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania
9:10 – 10:10 a.m. African Independence and the Influence of the Pan-African Movement on Today’s World
10:20 – 11:15 a.m. Making the award-winning documentary film, African Independence, followed by a Q&A with Dr. Zuberi
About Dr. Zuberi
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi is the Lasry Family professor of Race Relations, and professor of
Sociology and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. At the University of Pennsylvania, Professor Zuberi has served as the department chair of Sociology, chair of the Graduate Group in Demography, director...
Kulu Mele’s performance repertoire features authentic, traditional dance and drumming from West Africa, Cuba, and the Caribbean islands, as well as contemporary American hip hop. The company performs year-round throughout Philadelphia and tours nationally and internationally.