New student-led initiative to spearhead fundraising efforts

The Sonja Hayes Stone Center has long provided a space for Black-identifying students and the UNC community to celebrate Black culture. Following in the building’s spirit of being fully donor funded, the Stone Center Space Initiative (SCSI) is a student-run, student-led initiative created for Black-identifying students and Black organizations to connect, collaborate, and celebrate blackness […]

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Angela Chin named 2021 Charles B. Rangel Fellow

The Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center at Howard University has announced that Angela Chin was awarded a 2021 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship following a highly competitive nationwide selection process. The Rangel Fellowship, funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by Howard University, supports extraordinary individuals who want to pursue a […]

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The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film

 Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film (Fall 2021)  The Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film is the Stone Center’s annual series spotlighting films from all corners of the African diaspora.  Many of the screenings are North Carolina premieres and the festival features commentary and appearances by filmmakers and local scholars. This year’s edition will consist primarily of […]

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The Stone Center’s Writers’ Discussion Series — Terza Lima-Neves

Title: Cabo Verdean Women Writing Remembrance, Resistance, and Revolution — Kriolas Poderozas; EDITED BY TERZA A. SILVA LIMA-NEVES AND AMINAH N. PILGRIM Terza A. Silva Lima-Neves will deliver a book talk hosted by the Stone Center on October 12, at 3:30pm. Lima-Neves is associate professor of political science and chair of the Department of Social […]

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Genna Rae McNeil to Deliver the Stone Center’s Annual Dr Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture

Genna Rae McNeil, Professor Emerita of History at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and a scholar of African-American and U.S. Constitutional history, will deliver the 2021 Dr. Sonja Haynes Stone Lecture on November 9, 2021, 7:00PM at the Stone Center. Prof. McNeil is widely known for her American Bar Association prize-winning Groundwork: […]

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GiveUNC 2021

What difference can one day make?  GiveUNC is Tuesday, March 30. GiveUNC is Carolina’s university-wide day of giving—a day when alumni, friends, faculty/staff and other Carolina supporters come together to support the causes they care about most. Please consider making a gift to the Stone Center; your donations will help fund fellowships, exhibitions, and other […]

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Announcing the 2021 Sean Douglas Leadership Fellows

The Sonja Haynes Stone Center is proud to announce the 2021 Sean Douglas Leadership Fellows!   Jailyn Neville is a sophomore Media & Journalism student from Greensboro, NC. She is a creative storyteller that uses art and intention to tell the stories of Black audiences. As a Fellow, she hopes to gain valuable exposure and experience […]

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Charlie Cobb to deliver the 2021 African American History Month Lecture

Register here Distinguished journalist, educator and activist Charles E. Cobb will deliver the 2021 African American History Month Lecture on Tuesday, February 23 at 6:30pm via Zoom. Cobb is a founding member of the National Association of Black Journalists. As a field secretary with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in Mississippi from 1962-1967, Cobb […]

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