Black Studies at 50: A Solidarity Summit and Speaker Shaun King Cap a Weeklong Celebration

Fifty years ago, the number of black students at the University of Montana could be counted on two hands. The environment was foreign to them, as were the textbooks, which included little about black history. “It was like we didn’t even exist,” one of the first African-American women to graduate from UM, Thamani Akbar, recalled … Read more