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African American Studies in the Media

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Why "The Talk" about race isn't limited to Black families

NBC News

Nancy Tolson 
08/17/2020
Political expert says there is 'some chance of an upset' in Graham, Harrison race

WACH TV

Todd Shaw 
08/07/2020
Black Music  WFUV
Birgitta Johnson
 06/19/2020
Columbia Celebrates Junteenth  WLTX
Todd Shaw
 06/19/2020
Aunt Jemima brand to pull image and name, calls it racist WACH FOX
Kimberly Simmons
 06/17/2020
Long-term inequities put SC minorities at higher risk for coronavirus exposure and death

Post and Courier 

Jason Cummings
04/16/2020
NPR National Poetry Month: Nikky Finney

 NPR

Nikky Finney 
 03/29/2020
Inside Pete Buttigieg’s last-ditch effort to win black voters in South Carolina
 Los Angeles Times
Todd Shaw
 02/27/2020
Democratic Presidential Field Falls Flat with Black Students
Voice of America
Todd Shaw
 12/11/2019
Challenger takes on S.C. Senate race with rags-to-prominence story, record fundraising
 Washington Post
 Todd Shaw
 12/07/2019
“To Flip and Move and Shine”: Ebony Flowers’ Hot Comb
 The Comics Journals
Qiana Whitted
 10/22/2019
Can Kanye West Save Gospel Music?
Rolling Stone
Birgitta Johnson
10/25/19
Is nation bracing for a “race war”
 The Big DM – On Point
Harry Singleton
 07/28/19
Jim Clyburn’s ‘World Famous Fish Fry’ hooks large crowd
 WIS TV
Todd Shaw
 6/21/19
USC gets collection of 180,000 comics with first Avengers, Justice League, X-Men
 Post and Courier
Qiana Whitted
 4/30/19
The Beat Goes On
Organization: Columbia Metropolitan
Birgitta Johnson

02/28/19

USC Dance Company Performs Contemporary Dance Repertory
Columbia Star
Tanya Wideman -Davis and Thaddeus Davis

02/11/19

The Legacy of Aretha Franklin
 BYU Radio Birgitta Johnson  8/28/2018
UofSC music professor: Aretha Franklin’s legacy goes beyond music
 SC Radio Network Birgitta Johnson  8/20/2018
Journey to Wakanda with the Friends of African American Art & Culture
The Charleston Chronicle Qiana Whitted 4/26/2018
“Charlie’s Place” A renowned South Carolina nightclub
SCETV Birgitta Johnson 4/26/2018
Conway welcome Nikky Finney home
MyHorryCountyNews.com Nikky Finney 4/19/2018
Cultural Appropriation
The Big DM Nancy Tolson 3/25/2018
“Black Panther” phenomena in-depth
WIS-AWARENESS Qiana Whitted 3/6/2018
AFAM Studies faculty are OnPoint for Black Panther The BIG DM Qiana Whitted and Seulghee Lee
2/25/2018
University of South Carolina unveils statue of first black professor Post and Courier Todd Shaw  2/22/2018
USC Unveils Statue of First African-American Professor ABC Columbia Todd Shaw 2/21/2018
USC’s first African-American professor now honored by statue on campus The State Newspaper Todd Shaw  2/21/2018

Marvel's "Black Panther:" More Than a Super Hero Movie

WLTX TV Seulghee Lee  2/16/2018

"Black Panther" hits the theaters

WIS TV Qiana Whitted  2/16/2018
Author Shares African American Folk Tales with Seniors WLTX TV
Nancy Tolson 2/8/2018

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