Fall Commencement 2015

Posted On January 13, 2016
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From Fall 2015 Commencement: with AAS Chair Akinyele Umoja (far left), Arts and Sciences Dean William Long, AAS major and Dante Studamire (class of 2015 and recipient of the 2015 AAS  Anna Julia Cooper/ WEB Dubois award), and AAS Undergraduate Director Makungu Akinyela



“Why Goodie Mob’s Soul Food Is the Greatest Rap Album of All Time” Tune in to Dr. Maurice Hobson on 88.5 FM on December 15, 9 AM

Posted On December 11, 2015
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Dr. Maurice Hobson recently sat for and was interviewed as a result of the ELEVATE: Forever I Love Atlanta (F.I.L.A.) panel with Organized Noize. He was instrumental in securing most and providing MOST of the context here such as the creation of Red Dog Police, the poverty statistics, arrest records, public housing records, political call… more »

Annual Kwanzaa Program 2015

Posted On December 7, 2015
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The 2015 Kwanzaa Program was held on Friday, December 4, 2015 at 12 pm at the Rialto Center for the Arts. The event drew over 200 participants, including GSU staff, students, alumni and community members. The Kilombo Academic and Cultural Institute students opened the program with a rousing Welcome and Libations, and several faculty members,… more »


Elevate Atlanta-The Art of Organized Noise

Posted On October 28, 2015
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On October 21, 2015, African-American Studies professor, Dr. Maurice J. Hobson, moderated a panel entitled “The Art of Organized Noize” as a part the City of Atlanta and Office of Cultural Affairs’ initiative entitled  ELEVATE: Forever I Love Atlanta  Here,  Dr. Hobson engaged founders of Organized Noize and Dungeon Family founders/members: RicoWade, Pat “Sleepy” Brown, and Ray Murray.  The panel discussed their rise in the hip… more »