Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In celebration of Black History Month, join us for an evening with the activist, filmmaker, musician, and celebrated voice on the front lines of the fight for justice and racial equality.

News Articles of Interest

Toni Morrison
Posted September 4th, 2019
Beard has taught the course  “Toni Morrison and the Art of Narrative Conjure” for a quarter century.
Linda-Susan Beard
Posted August 27th, 2019
Beard talked with American Urban Radio about slavery's legacy on "policing, white fear, invisibility, education bias, and the denial of humanity of African Americans."
Toni Morrison
Posted August 7th, 2019
In 1979, the famed author gave a public reading and met with classes and student groups.
Linda-Susan Beard
Posted February 6th, 2019
"A black woman has never done this, nor has someone who was a non-seated legislator done this," Beard says. "So she's making history. Everything about this is historical and precedent-breaking." 
Anu Atte '19
Posted October 23rd, 2018
As Bryn Mawr’s first ever Social Justice and Equity Chair, Anu Atte '19 has organized Night Market, scheduled for Friday, Oct. 26 in the Old Library.
Provost Mary Osirim
Posted October 4th, 2018
Bryn Mawr Provost Mary Osirim was among those named to The Philadelphia Tribune's 2018 list of Philadelphia's Most Influential African Americans.
Author and Activist Angela Davis gives Class of 2018 Commencement address.
Posted September 20th, 2018
Angela Davis addresses the Class of 2018.
Students in program
Posted August 17th, 2018
This year’s Bi-Co fellows were Ian Ogalla '21 from Haverford College and Bryn Mawr students Titi Bekele '19, Rihana Oumer '19, Avery McNair '19, and Maria Vivanco '19.
Professor Linda-Susan Beard
Posted August 15th, 2018
“The statement is brilliant in its ability to do double duty: to offer an attack that is simultaneously racialized and gendered.”
Marcia Young Cantarella '68 with her father, Civil Rights Movement leader Whitney Young.
Posted May 14th, 2018
Scholar addresses issues of differing experiences.


Faculty Statement

The faculty members of the Africana Studies program at Bryn Mawr College register opposition to reported statements of the President of the United States (Jan. 29, 2018).