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African American Studies News

First Friday Lecture Set for Homecoming Weekend

First Friday Lecture Set for Homecoming Weekend

09/12/2013

Dr. Arlette Miller Smith and Dr. Rick DeJesús-Rueff will kick off the 2013-14 First Friday Lecture Series on Friday, September 27, as part of the 2013 Homecoming Weekend. The lecture will take place in Coleman Chapel in Murphy Hall at 10:00 a.m., and will include a 9:00 a.m. mass followed by breakfast. Read More

College to Participate in Worldwide “Let Freedom Ring” Event

08/26/2013

As part of the 50th Anniversary celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, St. John Fisher College will be participating in the worldwide “Let Freedom Ring” bell-ringing event on Wednesday, August 28, at 3:00 p.m. Read More

African American Studies to Present Gathering of Griots Forum

03/13/2013

The African American Studies Program, in conjunction with Monroe Community College, will host the 2013 Gathering of Griots Forum on Wednesday, March 20, at 2:30 p.m. in the St. John Fisher College COP Conference Room, located in the Campus Center. Read More

College Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

College Celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

01/23/2013

On Monday, January 21, St. John Fisher College hosted its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. The theme of this year's event was "Allow Freedom to Ring for All God’s Children,” and the event attracted 150 students, faculty, staff, and community members. Read More

Local Peace Activist Constance Mitchell Speaking on Campus Thursday, November 1

Local Peace Activist Constance Mitchell Speaking on Campus Thursday, November 1

10/30/2012

Constance Mitchell made history in 1961, as the first woman and African-American elected to the Monroe County Board of Supervisors (known today as the Monroe County Legislature). To top that, she was the highest elected official among African-Americans in the United States at the time. Read More

Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Cora Weiss Coming to Fisher October 22

Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Cora Weiss Coming to Fisher October 22

10/15/2012

Cora Weiss, President, Hague Appeal for Peace and three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will be a guest speaker at St. John Fisher College on October 22 in conjunction with the “1,000 PeaceWomen Across the Globe” exhibit now on display in Lavery Library. Read More

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