Award-winning actor, writer, and director Roger Guenveur Smith will come to the UNC Charlotte campus on January 10 to perform his one-man show, RODNEY KING. Smith is a highly regarded film, television and stage actor whose work includes a successful career in film (American Gangster, Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, The Birth of a Nation), television and on stage.
In Race, Religion, and the Pulpit: Rev. Robert L. Bradby and the Making of Urban Detroit (Wayne State University Press), author Julia Marie Robinson explores how Bradby and his church became the catalyst for economic empowerment, community building, and the formation of an urban African American working class in Detroit. The book makes a distinctive contribution to our understanding of the intellectual and political histories of religion in black urban life in cities like Detroit. It also raises questions about the intersections of race, religion and migration in urban areas today.
The Africana Studies Department invites faculty, staff, students, and members of the community to share their visual, audio, or performing artwork relating to race, violence, injustice and inequality in our “Artistic Protest.” Submissions may address any region of the world and any time period- historical or present day. Artistic representations may take any form including, but not limited to: spoken word, dance, music, sculpture, painting, and photography.
The events of the past week have reminded us that deep divisions within any community can have devastating consequences. But fortunately, following two difficult nights, citizens have peacefully and effectively exercised their constitutional rights of assembly and free speech to express their concerns with respect to racial equity in our law enforcement system and in our society generally.
A daylong conference will bring top experts to UNC Charlotte’s campus to discuss strategies to serve veterans transitioning from active military to civilian lives. "Military Culture: Have You Ever Served?" is free and open to the public and will be held Tuesday, March 1, at the UNC Charlotte Student Union; registration is available online.
CTI’s Exploding Canons: ¡NUEVOlution! is centered on the Museum’s new, groundbreaking exhibition: ¡NUEVOlution! Latinos and the New South, opening Sept. 27.
Diversity and Design: Understanding Hidden Consequences, released this month by Routledge Press, features work by two professors in the UNC Charlotte School of Architecture. In 15 case studies, Diversity and Design investigates how gender, race, class, age, ethnicity, disability, and other factor
City Startup Labs (CSL) is establishing a Center of Excellence for Entrepreneurial Competency, Innovation and Leadership (CoE) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, in association with Ventureprise.