"We should be grateful to Morrison for undoing storytelling that placed whiteness and maleness at the center of American letters," writes our very own Dr. Valerie Babb for the Guardian.

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Dedicated to the histories, cultures, and political movements of black communities across the United States and the wider African diaspora, African American Studies at Emory University pursues academic excellence and social responsibility through interdisciplinary scholarship, transformational pedagogy, and engagement with local, national, and international communities of African descent.

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