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The third seminar in the UAB African American Studies Program’s Black mental health series will feature Joy Harden-Bradford, founder of the “Therapy for Black Girls” podcast.
UAB African American Studies will be sponsoring Nikki Giovanni at the Spring Colloquium, where she will share her poetry and advice as an educator and activist.
This unique talk will cover the impact on the black community of DNA ancestry research, the trans-Atlantic slave trade and family tree exploration.
Anthony Ray Hinton, who spent nearly 30 years on death row before being exonerated in 2015, will speak at UAB on March 1.
The documentary will screen Jan. 19 at 4:30 p.m. in the UAB Hill Student Center Alumni Theatre.

The documentary “Human Trafficking in Birmingham” will be screened Thursday, Sept. 15, at 6:30 p.m. in Heritage Hall Room 102. 

To help students understand the nature of good and evil, philosophy professor Matt King calls in an expert: Spider-Man. Discover how he and other UAB College of Arts and Sciences faculty use pop culture, from comics to hip hop to Johnny Cash, to spark lively discussions about tough topics.
Presented by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Collat School of Business, the series will bring music business professionals to speak and work with students, faculty and the community.
George Stewart’s Sept. 24 lunchtime lecture will focus on the music and history of the black gospel quartet and its influence on other genres.
Zehr, a renowned figure in human rights scholarship, has helped shift the perception of crime as an act against the state to a violation of the rights of people.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham African American Studies Program and the Department of Justice Sciences will host two events highlighting its role in the community.

A campuswide forum on the issues surrounding the Trayvon Martin case will be held April 17.

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