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Black History
Billie Holiday Center hosts a rent party
Published April 16, 2024
The April 18 event will feature the music and dance of Black urban migrants in the early 1900s
A legacy of Southern delicacies
Published Spring 2023
Johns Hopkins' Special Collections acquires first-edition copy of What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking, a cookbook believed to be only the second one authored by a Black woman in the United States / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Research funding
Diaspora Solidarities Lab co-led by JHU historian will unite Black and ethnic studies across institutions
Published Feb 3, 2022
Jessica Marie Johnson will serve as co-principal investigator on a project that aims to bring the humanities and archival research to the community
Physics pioneer
Published Summer 2021
Physicist Jami Valentine Miller created African American Women in Physics,, to celebrate her colleagues / Johns Hopkins Magazine
The art of liberation
Published June 16, 2021
Baltimore artists, scholars, and educators will present dramatic performances based on writings by Black Baltimoreans at the forefront of the 19th-century abolitionist movement during a Juneteenth livestream Friday at noon
Class examines public health through the lens of Africana studies
Published April 13, 2021
Alexandre White and Robbie Shilliam challenge students to probe the ongoing effects of colonialism, slavery, and racial oppression in public health practices
Alumni spotlight
Physics pioneer
Published Feb 26, 2021
Since becoming the first Black woman to earn a PhD in physics at Johns Hopkins, Miller has tracked the successes and achievements of Black women in physics