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African American Studies

Joseph Richardson

‘Beyond the Field’ Homecoming Address Takes on Daily Toll of Gun Violence

Confluence of Structural Issues Lies Behind Much of the Mayhem, UMD Scholar Says

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Expert on Health Inequities Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Ruth Enid Zambrana Becomes Record 62nd UMD Faculty Member in National Academies

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Crypto for a Cause

Twin Alums Make UMD’s First Major Cryptocurrency Gift to Support Lacrosse Student-Athletes, African American Studies and Dingman Center

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UMD to Re-envision Diversity Curriculum

Gen Ed Requirement Seeks to Help Foster Inclusive, Respectful Campus Community

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8 Researchers From UMCP, UMB Named Inaugural MPower Professors

Honor Encourages Research Collaboration Between Campuses

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Mother comforts teen

Parents Can Help Guide Black Teens in Healthy Responses to Discrimination, Study Finds

Addressing Underlying Emotions Spurred by Discrimination Could Prevent Depression, Behavior Problems

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Joseph Richardson Jr.

Trigger Guard

Crossing the Boundaries Between Academia and the Streets, Professor Joseph Richardson Jr. Seeks to Find a Way Out of Trauma for Young Black Men

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Black Lives Matter mural on street in Baltimore

UMD Expert on National Panel Recommending Reducing Violence Without Police

From More Green Space to Financial Support, Report Calls for Alternative Interventions in Communities

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Family in Nairobi, Kenya

Does It Still ‘Take a Village?’

UMD-led Research to Study Changing Family Dynamics and Child Health in Africa

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Reading and Righting

Libraries’ Black History Month Event Celebrates Great Writers

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$500K Mellon Grant to Support Study of Evolution of Identity in African Diaspora in U.S.

Project Includes Research Seminars, Museum Events and Social Media Outreach

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Deep in ‘The Boondocks’

Twenty Years Later, Alum’s Comic Creation Still Hits Hard—and Prepares for Revival on HBO

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