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JOUR453 News Coverage of Racial Issues

Resources to support JOUR453 - News Coverage of Racial Issues .

Povich Center: A Conversation With Kevin Merida - February 17, 2016

The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism is sponsoring "A Conversation With Kevin Merida" on Wednesday, February 17th at 6:00 p.m. in the Eaton Theater in Knight Hall.

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Stamp Student Union Black History Month Events - 2016

The Black History Month 2016 theme is “Face(t)s of Black” and celebrates the endless intersectional identities (“faces”) of people of the African Diaspora, dispelling the myth of Blackness as a monolith. If you have any questions  regarding Black History Month at UMD, contact Tia Dolet at

UMD Libraries: Speaking of Books - Conversations with Campus Authors - February 24, 2016

Speaking of Books... Conversations with Campus Authors features book talks by faculty authors from the University of Maryland. The next event is February 24, 2016 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. in the Special Events Room (6137 McKeldin Library). Dr. Robert S. Levine, Distinguished University Professor, Department of English, will discuss his work "The Lives of Frederick Douglass."

UMD Groups and Resources

The following are some of the organizations on campus that hold multicultural/diversity related events. It is merely a starting point, and is not intended to be exhaustive.