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Tag: Jeffrey McCune Jr.

University of Rochester establishes Department of Black Studies

University of Rochester establishes Department of Black Studies

November 8, 2022

President Sarah Mangelsdorf says Rochester embraces Black issues as subjects of academic study.

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Frederick Douglass Institute director hopes for celebration and education on Juneteenth

Frederick Douglass Institute director hopes for celebration and education on Juneteenth

June 16, 2022

“Juneteenth is especially relevant today, as the current conditions of Black people in America would suggest that we are still not free,” says Jeffrey McCune Jr. And yet, he adds, “We must celebrate.”

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Jeffrey McCune Jr. returns to Rochester to lead Frederick Douglass Institute

Jeffrey McCune Jr. returns to Rochester to lead Frederick Douglass Institute

September 3, 2021

The accomplished scholar discusses the importance of Black studies as well as his plans to expand the scope of the institute at the University of Rochester and in communities beyond campus.

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