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Elon University faculty, staff and students with ties to South Africa reflect on the passing of Nelson Mandela, a global leader whose humility and selflessness helped his nation heal from the ravages of apartheid.
Paper explains the ways in which Ethiopian and Eritrean migrants establish successful businesses in Washington D.C.
In Elon University’s 2013 Baird Pulitzer Prize Lecture, author Taylor Branch reminds his audience that despite progress born from the civil rights movement, the American system of government and its democratic principles remain fragile.
The award includes a film set and $1,200 programming stipend to be used to provide scholarly presentations and exhibit four documentaries with new footage illustrating the history of civil rights in America.
The associate professor of English on Sept. 10 discussed her new book, "Beyond 'The Chinese Connection': Contemporary Afro-Asian Cultural Production," with host Frank Stasio.