Preserving Black Culture one Cemetery at a time:  Concerned citizens (  Friends of Oberlin) and supporters celebrate the historic African American Cemetery (Oberlin Cemetery, 1012 Oberlin Rd) asa Raleigh Historic Landmark  on April 21, 2013 at 9:00 AM.

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Watch video as Dr. Irma McClaurin talks with Art Cunningham  about the vision for an academic and community integrated model for change and the University of Minnesota's first Urban Research and Outreach/Engagement Center (UROC) that will deliver it.

Listen to the "Spirit" of the Faculty Women of Color in the Academy Conference held at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, April 3-5, 2013. Original composition and singing by Dr. Ollie Watts Davis.

Celebrating Black Feminism

 "Why Anthropology?" 

Three years ago I launched a series entitled "Why Anthropology?" Now in 2013, others join me in sharing the various career paths they've chosen and traveled as a result of anthropology.

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Ms. Magazine Writing Workshops for Feminist Scholars

Read the article written Dr. Irma McClaurin entitled:

"Advancing Public Knowledge"

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 Zora's Corner
is a project created through my study of the Zora Neale Hurston, "a woman before her times."   She was an anthropologist/ writer/ folklorist/ filmmaker and one of the architects of  the Harlem Renaissance. 

Read my thoughts on the "notorious" Zora Neale Hurston, anthropologist, folklorist, writer, filmmaker.  Studying ZNH for years, I've come to the conclusion  that we are kindred sister spirits. 

This photo was taken during the historic  Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities of Eatonville, FL in 2010.  In 2011, I organized a panel entitled "RECLAIMING OUR (S)HERO: THE ANTHROPOLOGICAL CONTRIBUTIONS OF ZORA NEALE HURSTON."

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