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September 5, 2018 at 7:58 am

Post Talks to Muhammad on 50th Anniversary of African American Studies

Dr. Robin D. Muhammad, portrait

Dr. Robin D. Muhammad

Dr. Robin Muhammad, Associate Professor and Chair of African American Studies, talked to the Post about “How the Department of African-American Studies plans to celebrate its 50th anniversary.”

For the 50th anniversary, she wants the department to continue to do “what it has always done.” She wants to hold film screenings, hold panel discussions and give scholarships.

“The difference will be that we will be marking our 50th year anniversary,” Muhammad said.

She also wants to emphasize partnerships with local organizations and other departments and to continue them. One of those partnerships, with the OU Multicultural Center and other units, provided for a free screening of BlacKkKlansman on Aug. 31.

Read more in the Post.

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