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Celebrating Black History: Academic Leaders

Expanding the Narrative

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Malcolm X. When we think of Black History, these important figures are often mentioned. We want to expand the narrative and highlight  Black scholars from across academic disciplines. We want to ensure that our Black and African American students see themselves reflected in their disciplines. We want to encourage faculty and staff to incorporate the work of Black scholars into their curriculum and research. 

UofL Researchers

We want to highlight the research, scholarship, and accomplishments of specifically BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) faculty, staff, and students at the University of Louisville. We would like to feature BIPOC faculty and staff in our institutional repository, ThinkIR.  We'd like to collaborate with partners across campus to celebrate our Black academic leaders here at UofL. If you are interested in learning more about our institutional repository or would like to discuss opportunities to feature BIPOC scholarship at UofL, please email Alexandra Howard: 


Pan-African Studies


Women and Gender Studies

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