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Black Space And Branding The Afrofuture: The Rippling Effect Of Schaffer Library’S Afrofuturist Exhibitions:, Julie Lohnes, Robyn Reed Jan 2019

Black Space And Branding The Afrofuture: The Rippling Effect Of Schaffer Library’S Afrofuturist Exhibitions:, Julie Lohnes, Robyn Reed

2019 Diversity and Inclusion Certification Course

Leveraging the library space to help realize the college's goals of diversity, the Access Services Librarian and the Director and Curator of Art Collections and Exhibitions sought to address the lack of racial/ethnic representation on campus through a multimedia exhibit and art installation that brought our diverse collections to the forefront. The exhibit Black Space: Reading (and writing) Ourselves into the Future highlighted our library's speculative book, film and music collections, while the art installation Branding the Afrofuture featured political and celebratory digital print collages with graffiti wall drawings to present black cultural production through an Afrofuturist ...


Leek Plantation Freedmen's Bureau Ledger, 1867 Oct 1867

Leek Plantation Freedmen's Bureau Ledger, 1867

Leek Plantation Freedman's Bureau ledger, 1867

Bound ledger listing the names of freedmen working at Leek's Plantation in eastern Pulaski County, Arkansas, as well as the amount of provisions, clothing, medicines, ginning, and interest advanced to them.