Frank Woods (African American Studies) has an art showing as part of the "Aggie Alumni and Friends" at the University Galleries at North Carolina A&T State University located in the Dudley Building. His three pieces include: "Best Friends," a picture of a little girl holding her doll with her teddy bear nearby. 2. "Christ on the Road to Emmaus," painting shows Christ and two disciples on the road after His crucifixion. And, 3. "Portrait of Charles Henry Moore." Moore was the first vice-president of the school and the man who successfully led Greensboro's effort to have A&T located in the city. He has two buildings named for him on the campus. Moore is also Frank's great-uncle. The exhibition will be up until December 6.
Professor and Director Tara T. Green presented on her book, Presenting Oprah Winfrey, Her Films and African American Literature, at the 10th Annual Louisiana Book Festival in Baton Rouge, LA on November 2. She had the honor of meeting Louis Gossett Jr. and Lt. Gen. Russell Honore, both of whom were promoting their latest published work at the festival. While there, she was interviewed by two reporters for television and radio.
Dr. Ali has been interviewd about politics on the local news, CNN, and NPR since August. To hear what he has to say, visit the AFS in the News section.
AFS was awarded a $20,000 grant to partner with scholars from NC A&T, WSSU, and WFU to plan a workshop for 7-12 grade teachers in Forsyth and Guildford counties.