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 African American History Month Lecture (2022) with Dr. Marcia Chatelain

Dr. Marcia Chatelain will deliver the 2022 African American History Month Lecture at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on February 9 at 6:30PM. This lecture will be delivered virtually, via Zoom Webinar. Dr. Chatelain is a Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University. The author of South Side Girls: […]

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Writers Discussion Series: Dialectics of Liberation by Abdul Alkalimat

Join us on February 3rd at 3:30PM via Zoom Webinar for a book talk with veteran scholar and activist, Abdul Alkalimat on his latest book: The Dialectics of Black Liberation: The African Liberation Support Committee. Book Description: The Dialectics of Black Liberation: The African Liberation Support Committee is a study that analyses the important ideological […]

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In Conversation with Howard N Lee, U.S. Army Veteran, Social Worker, Public Servant & Educator

Please join us on October 19, at 12 noon for a discussion with former Chapel Hill mayor, Howard N Lee, on a lifetime of public service and community engagement with two UNC Chapel Hill graduate students: Daniel Johnson, Roy H Park M.A. Fellow, Hussman School of Journalism; and Moriah James, doctoral student (Anthropology) and research […]

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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

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. The lecture will be delivered virtually via Zoom Webinar.  Prof. McNeil is widely known for her […]

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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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