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The Black Lumen Project co-sponsors the Educator Summer Collaborative in partnership with the Dudley Flood Center for Educational Equity & Opportunity
August 21, 2023
Cherrel Miller Dyce, associate professor of education and executive director of diversity, equity and inclusion at the Dr. Jo Watts Williams School of Education, Ms. Marlene Harrison-Reid, a teacher with Guilford County Schools, and Deanna Townsend-Smith, senior director at the Dudley Flood Center, facilitated this summer experience for participating teachers.
June 19, 2023
The report from the university’s Black Lumen Project celebrates the milestones and contributions of Black students, faculty and staff at Elon.
Black Lumen Project, Committee on Elon History and Memory offer ‘celebration and sober reflection’ on Juneteenth
June 17, 2022
As Elon University prepares for Juneteenth, three faculty members in leadership roles with the Committee on History & Memory and the Black Lumen Project offer this reflection on the holiday, work underway at Elon and work yet to be done to move toward racial equity.
June 17, 2022
With the theme of “Reconciling with our Present by Exploring our Past,” the monthlong series is drawing upon the work of the Committee on Elon History and Memory.
June 7, 2022
CREDE and other partners host facilitated discussions on race and racism in our communities for faculty and staff.
April 11, 2022
Members from the Committee on Elon’s History and Memory shared Elon’s progress toward reconciling a complicated history at the consortium’s semi-annual meeting.
March 31, 2022
Russaw, esteemed theological scholar, lectured to challenge the traditional thinking of a well-known story in the Bible and explored the importance of a woman in the Israelites conquering of Jericho.
June 18, 2021
The psychology faculty member will lead a new equity initiative in support of the Black experience at Elon.
February 25, 2021
Faculty and community members spoke of the legacy of grief and terror spawned by ongoing racial inequity and violence. Elon University must address its past and accelerate change for justice and equality, they said.
February 18, 2021
Sowande’ Mustakeem ’00, author of “Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex and Sickness in the Middle Passage,” shares her story of loss, triumph and success, since graduating as Elon’s first African & African-American Studies major.