Department of Anthropology highlights Black History Month

February 1, 2023 - UNM News

2023 BHMThe Department of Anthropology at The University of New Mexico is celebrating Black History Month in February with a website page full of resources that include the history of Black History Month, Black scholar biographies, the African-American community at UNM, events, videos, research, and more.

“Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.”

― Carter G. Woodson

“The goal of this webpage is to provide a variety of information and resources about Black and African American heritage in a single, easily accessible format that can facilitate learning, understanding, conversations and awareness,” said Jennifer George, Anthropology department administrator. “While by no means comprehensive, the page attempts to demonstrate the breadth of experiences, achievements, and ongoing struggles of Black people in America.”

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