Category: News & Notes

Imperialism, Decolonization, and Kwame Nkrumah by Mateo Mérida

Although the Civil Rights Movement is completely inseparable from Black history in the United States, the American Civil Rights Movement is only one element of global Black history in the 20th Century. While several millions of people were impacted by Civil Rights policies in the United States in the mid-1960s, across the Atlantic Ocean and …

All African People’s Revolutionary Party (AAPRP) by Mateo Mérida

Kwame Nkrumah today carries a mixed legacy of African self-determination, and authoritarianism: of both the successes of Pan-Africanism and Socialism and their respective failures. Like the man himself, Nkrumahism—the philosophy which blended Pan-Africanism with Leninist Vanguardism formulated by Nkrumah—carries an identical legacy today. One of the most visible practitioners of Nkrumahist ideology today is called …

Avery Research Center’s April Programming

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Community Open House on April 13th from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. EST

Join us for our April Community Open House on April 13, 2022. Guests can register for a 30-minute self-guided tour of the building along with interacting with some of our exhibition artists and curators. 

COVID-19 POLICIES: Avery Research Center is not open for tours or walk-in researchers. Researchers must schedule a consultation before making an appointment.