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Black girlhood focus of Vanderbilt symposium

Oct. 18, 2017—A rapidly growing body of research regarding black girls on issues ranging from media stereotypes to teacher bias is the focus of an Oct. 20 symposium sponsored by the Callie House Research Center.

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Callie House Research Center launched with inaugural lecture

Mar. 16, 2015—A celebratory event to launch the Callie House Research Center, housed within African American and Diaspora Studies, featured a lecture by author, historian and public servant Mary Frances Berry.

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Vanderbilt professors reflect on legacy of Maya Angelou

May. 29, 2014—Alice Randall, Emily Townes and Tiffany Patterson reflect on the legacy of the late poet.

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A Way With Words

May. 1, 2012—Senior Nate Marshall’s passion for poetry helped him find his voice – and his calling Nate Marshall is all about the words. He started writing poetry in grammar school, and in the eighth grade, when a poem he wrote got him detention, Marshall realized two things: His words could have an impact, and he’d have...

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Video: “Conflicted Identities: Michael Jackson and the Problem of Diversity in America”

Sep. 22, 2009—Watch video of a Sept. 21 panel discussion on issues of identity and diversity through the lens of late pop star Michael Jackson's life and career.

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