This year's graduating Fellow for the Study of the Public History of Slavery, Chandra Marshall, used her capstone project to focus on the intersections between African American and Native American histories.
Internationally acclaimed Haitian American sculptor and painter Edouard Duval-Carrié displays a series of resin and plexiglass artworks inspired by the complex histories of the Caribbean, including slavery, migration, colonialism and Afro-religious practices.
In this exhibition we tell the story of the relationship between the Black organizing tradition and the movement. We trace the tradition from the moment of emancipation until the presidential campaigns of Jesse Jackson. It is a story not often told, yet it is a necessary one for our times.
During the the first week of August 2016, eleven students from Youth In Action moved on to Brown’s campus for a week of Uncovering the Institution, a program at the Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice.
Scholars from Brown University’s Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ), in collaboration with the Iziko Museums of South Africa, have produced the Singing Freedom Catalogue, a comprehensive educational resource that complements the exhibition "Singing Freedom: Music and the struggle against apartheid."
Mali Olatunji is a fine arts photographer from the Caribbean territory of Antigua and Barbuda. His painterly photography is an original aesthetic birth, one that has brought this visual art a new technique and a novel vision.
The exhibition, Black Experiences at Brown: a Visual Narrative, part of Brown's semiquincentenary celebration is currently on display in the Center’s gallery. This interactive exhibition chronicles the evolution of African Americans at Brown.
Changing America examines the Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington, two events separated by one hundred years, yet profoundly linked together in a larger story of liberty and the American experience.