Celebrating Black Excellence
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Celebrating Black Excellence at Swarthmore College: Honoring Our Past, Imagining Our Futures
President Valerie Smith has dedicated the 2019-20 academic year to honoring and celebrating the contributions of Black Swarthmoreans, interrogating a complicated history, and marking significant anniversaries. Learn more.
Watch: Malcolm Jenkins Discusses Athletics, Activism, and Empowerment at ‘Beyond the Field’Category: Meaningful Opportunities
Listen: Trailblazers Panel Recounts Founding, Impact of Black Cultural CenterCategory: Black Excellence
Listen: 'Seven Sisters and a Brother' Authors Tell Story of Student Takeover that Paved Way for More Inclusive SwarthmoreCategory: Black Excellence
Swarthmore Remains a Top Producer of Fulbright StudentsCategory: Academic Excellence
Changing Perspectives: Q&A with Sociologist Nina JohnsonCategory: From The Bulletin
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Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins spoke on campus in an event called “Beyond the Field”, discussing activism, athletics, and empowerment in the modern political era. Jenkins was joined onstage by Assistant Professor of sociology & anthropology and Black studies Nina Johnson.
The alumni authors of “Seven Sisters and a Brother: Friendship, Resistance, and Untold Truths Behind Black Student Activism in the 1960s” spoke about their book, which captures student experiences during the 1969 sit-in at Swarthmore.
Members of Environmental Services (EVS) commemorated Black History Month as part of the College’s yearlong Celebration of Black Excellence