Upcoming Black History Month events will center on racial bias and injustice in America’s penal system
Feb. 13, 2019—The historical causes and current day implications of America’s incarceration system will be critically examined at three upcoming Black History Month events on Vanderbilt’s campus.
Feb. 1, 2019—The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center is hosting a kickoff celebration for Black History Month today at noon. The program includes vibrant music by drum ensemble Nature’s Drummers and a brief presentation on the historical significance of the month and the events to come.
Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center unveils Legacy Pioneers Portraits and newly renovated Legacy Lounge
Oct. 12, 2018—The Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center unveiled its first class of Legacy Pioneer portraits. The 10 portraits, which were painted by James Threalkill, BS’79, will hang in the Study Lounge inside the Black Cultural Center.
Jul. 30, 2018—Seven Vanderbilt faculty were awarded microgrants through the Sports and Society Microgrant Program to investigate how sports and society impact each other across disciplines.
May. 1, 2018—Rosevelt Noble, BS'97, PhD'03, assistant dean of students and director of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center, is the recipient of the 2018 Vanderbilt Alumni Education Award.
Feb. 22, 2018—Vanderbilt leaders, students, faculty and staff celebrated the opening of three new dedicated spaces Feb. 16 to serve students and build community at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center.
Mar. 30, 2017—Sociology lecturer Rosevelt Noble has been named director of the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center and a faculty head on The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons.
Sep. 9, 2016—The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery presents “Race, Sports and Vanderbilt: 1966–1970,” which will showcase photographs, front pages from "The Tennessean," and related artifacts from this time period, beginning Friday, Sept. 23.
Oct. 9, 2014—A quest to learn about Vanderbilt’s first African American Board of Trust member has led sociologist Rosevelt Noble on a much greater mission to document as much of the African American experience at the university as he can.
Sep. 18, 2013—The Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt University kicks off its 25th anniversary Sept. 19-20, with scholarship and celebration, including the premiere of a documentary, a reception and a series of panel discussions with former Warren Center fellows.