May 26, 2016 – Now available on Bunche TV, the Bunche Center Images in Blackness Film Series discussion from February 2016 of short films from the Pan African Film Festival. Films being discussed include “Beyond the Passage,” “Fixed,” and “Girls Don’t Do That.” These films explore diversity in the entertainment industry and intersections of identity which will be further discussed […]
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April 27, 2016 – A dominant figure on and off the court, tennis star Arthur Ashe (UCLA ’66) became the first African-American selected to the United States Davis Cup team, won a NCAA singles title, and helped UCLA win the NCAA team title. And that was just during his years at UCLA. He went on to win more than fifty professional […]
UPDATE – April 25, 2016 – The works of feminist poet/playwright Ntozake Shange, have been acquired by the archives at Barnard College, her alma mater. Shange is best known for the poetic play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf,” which ran for two years on Broadway in the late 1970s. To learn more about Shange, visit […]
Who’s That Poet? In honor of National Poetry Month, this Bunche Center quiz shines light on a renowned African American poet. Check out the Bunche Center’s Library and Media Center for more information on these writers and their work. ( image 1 credit, image 2 credit) A. Which is the correct name of the Claude McKay poem below? “My heart grows […]
Bunche Center Images in Blackness Presents Ethelene Whitmire Discussing her book Regina Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian Thursday November 5, 2015 12:00pm—1:00pm Haines 135 Dr. Ethelene Whitmire will discuss her new biography, Regina Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian. The book offers the first full-length study of Andrews’s sustained efforts to break down racial barriers, activism, and pioneering work with the New York […]
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The Bunche Library and Media Center hosts one of several on-campus events celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month To learn more, Click Here.
TOMORROW – Bunche Center’s Images in Blackness & Robin Kelley Host Kim Williams Film Talk – The Unwritten Rules 5/14/15
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Don’t miss the Bunche Center Images in Blackness Film Series Panel Event on 2/5/15 when PAFF filmmakers discuss their work and their participation in the festival. Click Here to download the Images in Blackness flyer To get the full PAFF Events Schedule, Click Here
Dr. Martin Luther King’s Philosophy: Christianity or Humanism? Speaker: Derek Holt, Director of the African Restoration Project of Long Beach Saturday January 31, 2015 3:30-5 p.m. Palms-Rancho Park Branch Library 2920 Overland Avenue Los Angeles 90064 310-840-2142 For ADA accommodations, call (213) 228-7430 at least 72 hours prior to event.