Black Figures in Criminal Justice
I'm Lexus Harris, a Criminal Justice major with aspirations to become a criminal defense attorney. Though I have a long way to go, there were many Black lawyers that have come before me - one of those individuals was Thurgood Marshall.
February 22, 2021
Chemistry in Black History and What it Means to Me
I'm Lymon Sneed III, a junior here at UNC studying Chemistry with an emphasis in Pre-Health. When I think of people who have contributed to the field of chemistry, specifically Black people, I think of chemist and political activist, Hosea Williams.
February 17, 2021
Marcus Garvey Cultural Center Student Stories: Keep Moving Forward
Rachel Retland, a UNC Elementary Education student and Cultural Activities Coordinator for the Garvey Center, shares her thoughts on the importance of moving forward.
February 16, 2021
Marcus Garvey Cultural Center Student Stories: Elaina Rollins
Meet Elaina Rollins, a second-year student at UNC studying Business Marketing and is the Cultural Activities Coordinator for the Marcus Garvey Cultural Center.
February 13, 2021
Honoring Early Black Writers
Cultural Activities Coordinator for the Marcus Garvey Cultural Center, Kyla Sanford, shares how she wants to diversify the journalism field by honoring early Black writers.
February 12, 2021
The Divine 9 at UNC
Lexus Harris share who the Divine 9 are, how they came about, their importance, and her personal involvement in one on campus.
January 28, 2021
Marcus Garvey Cultural Center - Elaina Rollins: Lessons and Resources
Elaina Rollins, a second-year student at UNC studying Business Marketing and the Cultural Activities Coordinator for the Marcus Garvey Cultural Center, shares lessons and resources she's discovered during her time at UNC.
January 22, 2021
Adjusting to Remote Learning and Self-Care
Special Projects Coordinator for the Marcus Garvey Cultural Center, Jay-La Blakey-Davidson, shares how she has adjusted to remote learning and what she does for self-care.
January 22, 2021
Welcome to 2021!
Welcome to 2021! As we all approach our quarantine-aversary let's make sure that we’re still taking care of ourselves. Explore real self-love and self-care with me!
January 18, 2021
Confidence, Finishing Strong
For college students, the fears of the unknown are real. Our drive is often not a weekly paycheck but a semester grade representing a dream. So our drive has to be strong.
December 03, 2020
How I Stay Positive During These Hard Times
It is important, to take breaks, check on your mental health, and make sure you are putting yourself first. Here's how Myria Davis and Kyla Arriyona Sanford from the Marcus Garvey Cultural Center work to stay positive with everything going on in the world around us.
November 12, 2020
Marcus Garvey Cultural Center Student Stories: Lexus Harris
Meet Lexus Harris, a third-year Criminal Justice student and a Cultural Activities Coordinator at the Marcus Garvey Cultural Center.
October 19, 2020
Message from Interim Director of Marcus Garvey Cultural Center
My name is Myria Davis (She/Hers) and I am currently a master's student in the Couples and Family Therapy program here at UNC. Additionally, I have the wonderful opportunity of serving as the Interim Director and Graduate Assistant for the Marcus Garvey Cultural Center (MGCC).
October 14, 2020