Posts tagged with: "African and African Diaspora Studies"

Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Free screening of ‘Moonlight’

Academy Award-winning film Moonlight explores a Miami most never see. On Tuesday, April 4, the film will come to FIU. […]

Mandela Fellows host awareness campaign at FIU

Mandela Fellows host awareness campaign at FIU

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela These famous words inspired […]

FIU to host President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship

FIU to host President Obama’s Mandela Washington Fellowship

This summer 1,000 African leaders and entrepreneurs will travel to the U.S. as part of the Department of State’s Mandela […]

Africa bond: Student, mentor impact each other

Africa bond: Student, mentor impact each other

Graduate student defies geography, history and expectations to achieve dream FIU faculty and staff positively influence the lives of students […]

The 25 Washington Mandela Fellowship for Young African Leaders participants at FIU with Provost and Executive Vice President Kenneth Furton.

Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders brings new class of fellows to FIU

In KwaZulu Natal, one of the smallest provinces in South Africa, children are often left to fend for themselves after […]

Jean Muteba Rahier, director of the African and African Diaspora Studies Program and professor of anthropology in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies.

Through the Eyes of the Diaspora

When Jean Muteba Rahier teaches his African Civilizations course, he already knows the common stereotypes he will have to break […]

FIU selected again as Florida site for Obama’s fellowship for young African leaders

FIU selected again as Florida site for Obama’s fellowship for young African leaders

For the second year in a row, FIU will be the only university in Florida to host a select group […]

Black at FIU: Discussing the state of policing in the United States

Black at FIU: Discussing the state of policing in the United States

Two recent panel discussions on campus addressed the use of police force against men of color. The SGA-BBC lecture series brought […]

Federal government awards FIU $2.3 million for work in Latin America and Africa

Federal government awards FIU $2.3 million for work in Latin America and Africa

FIU has received three prestigious Title VI grants to fund programs and student scholarships in areas of strategic importance for […]

Tanzanian deputy minister hopes to improve transparency, empower youth in Tanzania

Tanzanian deputy minister hopes to improve transparency, empower youth in Tanzania

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 Stephen Julius Masele may […]

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Environmental activist serves as community leader, mentor to girls

Environmental activist serves as community leader, mentor to girls

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. Afua Prempeh, 28, is one of […]

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YALI Washington Fellows visit Fairchild Tropical Garden

YALI Washington Fellows visit Fairchild Tropical Garden

This story is part of an on-going series following 25  young leaders visiting FIU as part of President Obama’s Washington […]

A lawyer drawn to prisoner’s rights: A portrait of YALI Washington Fellow Danbala Garba

A lawyer drawn to prisoner’s rights: A portrait of YALI Washington Fellow Danbala Garba

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. After completing law school in 2007, […]

Cooking uncovers environmental passion for Swaziland YALI fellow

Cooking uncovers environmental passion for Swaziland YALI fellow

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. Lindiwe Dlamini, 32, is one of […]

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Eric Ngondi, 29, water and environmental engineer and disability advocate.

YALI engineer becomes disability advocate in Kenya

Eric Ngondi, 29, is one of 25 participants in a group of young leaders at FIU as part of President […]

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