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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Department of Pan-African Studies becomes Department of Africana Studies

Nicole Lew Reporter July 7, 2021

The Department of Pan-African Studies will be renamed to the Department of Africana Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences beginning fall 2021.The new name reflects the current vocabulary used as...

Junior entrepreneurship major John K.K. Jones leads the L.O.C.K.S. group in a discussion about African ancestry in Oscar Ritchie Hall room 214 on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

L.O.C.K.S. seeks to unify African students

Lauren Rathmell February 14, 2016

The League of Conscious Knowledge Seekers (L.O.C.K.S.) brought self-proclaimed "Prince of Pan-Africanism" Umar Johnson to speak at the Kiva on Monday, but the controversy surrounding the speaker had little...

Protestors line up outside the KIVA to show their opposition to Dr. Umar Johnson speaking at the university on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

Students express disdain over ‘Prince of Pan-Africanism’

Cameron Gorman February 8, 2016

Umar Johnson, a controversial speaker known both for his outspoken views on black oppression and his polarizing comments on the gay and feminist communities, spoke tonight at the KIVA.His appearance was...

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