City College’s African American Studies Department [AFAM] celebrates being rooted at the college for 50 years. However, behind the celebration lies plights for AFAM. Will AFAM see another tomorrow, or will the department be consolidated like its sister departments in neighboring colleges?
n celebration of Black History Month, the de Young Museum is offering an exhibition titled, “Soul of a Nation : Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983,” and is available to the public til March 15, 2020. The exhibition highlights issues of race and segregation during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Artwork from artists include Tonya Lewis, Spike Lee, David Hammon, and Charles White to name a few.