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Black History Month celebrations highlight ‘further need for change’

ATHENS, Ga.,– Organizers of Black History Month events here in Athens say the discussions sparked by this year’s observance may be more important than ever after a divisive political season. Ayesha Jamil, a director of University Union at UGA, is working to plan events for Black History Month that are themed around social justice issues…

Black, Educated and Single: Why Black Love Matters

Sixty percent of educated black women, ages 25-34 have never been married. That’s almost double the number of white women who are married in that age group. The reasons for these declining numbers are complex and deeply rooted in African-American history. In this 6-part series, reporter Kalyn Wilson investigates this trend by speaking with undergraduate…