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Brooke Elliott


Culture

Anike Robinson brings her exhibit 'Gris Gris Gurlz' to the Stone Center

Multimedia artist Anike Robinson will present "Gris Gris Gurlz" — her unique collection of collages, paintings, videos and dolls — in the Brown Gallery and Museum at the Sonya Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History this Thursday. The exhibition will run through the fall and closes on Dec. 10. “This is a place where I get to feel right, in many ways,” Robinson said. “I feel right with the universe, I feel centered and healthy and good. So when I'm joyous, or even when I'm having an anxiety and depression-filled day or month, (art) is the thing that helps me power through.”

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A screenshot from Dr. Marcia Chatelain’s lecture for Black History Month on Wednesday, Feb. 9.
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Award-winning author Marcia Chatelain delivers 2022 Black History Month lecture

On Feb. 9, acclaimed historian and Georgetown University professor Marcia Chatelain delivered UNC’s 2022 Black History Month lecture, discussing her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that explores the relationship between McDonald's and Black entrepreneurship. "There’s really rarely an accounting for the cultural work — and the effective cultural work — that corporations, particularly fast-food corporations, do in ingratiating themselves to Black experiences and Black cultural forms,” she said.

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Hogan Medlin is the current Carolina Pride Alumni Network president. He graduated from UNC in 2011 and is a former student body president. Photo courtesy of Hogan Medlin.
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'All over campus, all over town': Story of Us archive preserves LGBTQ student voices

The Carolina Pride Alumni Network, Wilson Library and the Southern Oral History Program have partnered to create 'The Story of Us' – a digital archive to preserve the history of the University’s LGBTQ+ students and faculty. “I think there are direct benefits for current students both undergraduate and graduates who will, in the future, be able to access this archive, find themselves in it, find inspiration from it and hopefully see that they too fit in and they count at Carolina,” CPAN President Hogan Medlin said. “It’s incredibly important for any marginalized community, but in particular this community, given that our history has not yet been captured.”

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