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UMD adds new African Studies minor

Starting fall 2019, the University of Maryland will offer a new minor in African studies under the Department of African American Studies. The creation of a minor dedicated entirely to African studies would make it the first academic program of its kind at the university.

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Black women’s studies joint minor at the University of Maryland uplifts Black women

For associate women’s studies professor Michelle Rowley, students attend university to take advantage of the opportunity to think critically and read widely, and with the Black women’s studies minor, students at University of Maryland can do this.

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“Surviving R. Kelly” docuseries refocuses spotlight back on R&B singer's troubled past with underaged girls

Lifetime aired “Surviving R. Kelly” in early January, a six-part series detailing Kelly’s childhood, ascension to fame and alleged sexual encounters with underaged girls, which brought attention back to Kelly’s problematic past.

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University of Maryland students believe their fees are not spent properly by the university

There is a $196 million investment in the re-envisioned Cole Field House (expected to open in early 2019) for student athletes, predominantly football players; and the construction of the purple line that will be completed in 2022 will cause temporary road closures, traffic detours and the elimination of hundreds of Lot 1 parking spots.

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