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NAU ethnic studies
NAU’s Ethnic Studies program is hosting its third annual Hip Hop Week April 25-29.
The week will feature a full slate of events including interactive hip hop workshops, live performances, a breakdancing film and discussion, “Rap, Race, Reality & Technology” and “The Art of Freestyle” presentations.
Tickets are required for the lecture by hip hop performer Chuck D of Public Enemy scheduled at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 27. The event is free for NAU students and $2 for the general public. All other… Read more
Although slavery was formally abolished in the United States in 1865, it was nearly a century until African Americans were firmly established in the country’s middle class. This development started in Washington, D.C. during World War II, when African Americans were hired for federal jobs, said Frederick Gooding, an NAU assistant professor of ethnic studies.
Gooding’s book project, Black Federal Workers in the Nation’s Capitol, details what he calls the secret ingredient: after African Americans moved from the south to help with… Read more