Daily Egyptian

Author enhances knowledge on post-traumatic slave syndrome

By Diamond Jones, Daily Egyptian

March 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

While many students have learned about slavery in the context of the 19th century, a respected historian visited campus to talk about its effects on contemporary black people. The second week of the university's celebration of...

Africana studies department faces uncertainty as enrollment remains low

By Tierra Carpenter, @Tierramc_

February 28, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Kia Smith said there aren't many academic programs on campus that have taught her more about black culture than the Africana studies department. “This program is responsible for so many things that have shaped black culture at SIU. … If there wa...

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