• Article
  • Apr 13 2021

Wu’s talk, “Yellow Peril to Model Minority: How Systemic Racism & White Supremacy has Kept Asians Quiet & Controlled in America,” will take place Wednesday April 14th in Room 121 in the Jacobs Science Building and via Zoom.

  • Article
  • Mar 26 2021

The program has supported the training of underrepresented pre-docs, post-docs and assistant professors at the University of Kentucky committed to health equity research.

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  • Feb 4 2021

The NKAA Database was introduced in 2003 by University of Kentucky librarians Reinette Jones and Rob Aken. The project’s web pages, which focus on African Americans in and from Kentucky from the 1700s to the present, were developed to bring together names, places, events and sources where additional information could be found.

  • Article
  • Feb 2 2021

The Black History Month theme for 2021 is, “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity.” Throughout the centuries, the Black family’s representation and identity have been revered and stereotyped. It knows no single location, and genetic-ancestry searches and family reunions show the spread of Black families across states, nations and continents.

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  • Feb 1 2021

“Our goal this year was to truly encompass a collaborative effort for planning Black History Month and to bring in diverse perspectives to highlight the many facets of Blackness and the Black Diaspora,” said Ja’Mahl McDaniel, director of the MLK Center. “I am extremely proud of the work and commitment our Black History Month planning team has demonstrated."

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  • Dec 17 2020

“By seeking books that explore the intersections of sports and racial and ethnic histories through the racial dynamics of gender, culture, masculinity, sexuality, and power through biography, community, film, literature, and oral history, the series opens a new analysis of American sport and culture,” said Ashley Runyon, University Press of Kentucky director.

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  • Dec 10 2020

Five recently hired faculty members associated with the Department of African and Africana Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences are broadening the range of diverse and inclusive course offerings to University of Kentucky students. 

  • Podcast
  • Nov 30 2020

On this episode of "Behind the Blue," UK Public Relations and Strategic Communication’s Carl Nathe talks with Prendergast about developing partnerships across campus, keeping students engaged in programs with work opportunities and mentorships, and more.

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  • Nov 16 2020

The research team will recruit 800 Black American nonmedical prescription opioid users and interview them to develop an understanding of the characteristics associated with their drug use and treatment use.

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  • Oct 14 2020

In August, Stevens-Watkins was appointed UK’s Assistant Vice President for Research in Diversity and Inclusion after President Eli Capilouto announced a five-year, $10 million commitment to sponsor UK research focused on racial disparities and inequity.