The East 12th Street, Return and Discover street festival was held Saturday September 10, 2016 and organized with support from the Austin Revitalization Authority, Six Square, Huston-Tillotson University, City of Austin’s Economic Development Department Soul-y Austin Program, Spirit of East Austin, Eureka Holdings, as well as a number of local businesses and community stakeholders. The event consisted of food, live music and […]
African-American Cemeteries: A Story of Neglect and Opportunity
By Dr. Haile Eshe Cole In numerous cities across the nation, the condition of African-American cemeteries is a growing issue that communities are attempting to address. Neglected, overgrown, hidden, and abandoned have become their unfortunate depiction. In fact, a Virginia preservation group listed African-American cemeteries as one of the “most endangered historic places.” The residue […]
On Coming and Going Home
By Dr. Haile Eshe Cole Home is where the heart is. This is an all too familiar and highly quoted statement seen hanging in entryways, over fireplaces, and as a caption underneath smiling family photos. As I ponder this statement, a few questions come to mind. For example, what is home exactly? While this may […]
Way Back Wednesday: New faces of Anthropology
Check out a video of myself and other National Science Foundation fellows from UT talking about our work. This was in 2012 during graduate school so I am using it as a Way Back Wednesday post.
Birthing Justice Anthology Highlights the Experiences of Black Women
The recently published book Birthing Justice: Black Women, Pregnancy, and Childbirth centers the birth and reproductive experiences of black women. The following book synopsis is taken from the Routledge publishing site: “There is a global crisis in maternal health care for black women. In the United States, black women are over three times more likely to perish […]
Dr. Haile Cole to Speak on Research at Fireside Chat in Atlanta.
The National Women’s Business Council will be hosting a public meeting in Atlanta tomorrow, August 2, 2016 at the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology. “The meeting will include welcoming remarks from the Scheller College of Business Dean Maryam Alavi, opening remarks from our Chair Carla Harris, followed by our roster […]