Binghamton University professor teaches how people can better explore diversity

first_imgBailey says the best thing you can do right away is simple listen. She went on to say, “For the individual now who wants to educate themselves, decide that you want to learn more and seek out those readings and articles and listen to people of African descent…and others…who have some knowledge about this.” As more people hear from protesters about racial injustice and oppression, many want to get involved and learn more. The question is, where do you start? Binghamton University history professor, Anne Bailey, has that answer. Bailey has been studying African-American history and so much more since her days at Harvard and University of Pennsylvania. Now, she teaches her students how they can be more open to diversity and what changes they can make once they learn more. If you’d like to learn more about Anne Bailey’s work on African-American history and contemporary issues, click here. She says though it is not a job for people of color to educate others, it’s good to listen when they are willing to share their experiences. Bailey says once you open up to this, the next thing to do is educate yourself with articles and books by black writers.center_img (WBNG) — In wake of the protests calling for more people to listen and be educated on the topic, BU history professor shows her insight on where to start. “W. E. B. Du Bois is a classic. What he writes is what you can see happening today. What you read of about 100 years ago, you can relate it to George Floyd, Trayvon Martin…it’s amaizng,” said Bailey. “You can take them apart and say, ‘hey, what about this can we now take to the next level?'” Bailey encourages people to not be ashamed of being unaware of some issues, but simply, be open to hearing about them.last_img read more

Ex-Eagles midfielder welcomes CAF decision to postpone 2021 AFCON

first_img The CAF Executive Committee reached an agreement to push the tournament forward by twelve months on Tuesday, no thanks to the ongoing global pandemic which has left various sporting activities around the world crippled. The African football governing body however believed it will be wise to shift the prestigious championship along with African Women Championship and other tournaments by another twelve months, to allow teams and countries to recover from the negative effects of the pandemic. Adepoju who won the tournament in 1994 with Nigeria, has now praised the development, he believes shifting the tournament to 2022 is the best decision from the Ahmad Ahmad led Excos. “I was wondering about d kind of magic CAF would perform to host 2021 AFCON, but with this postponement, there is more time for effective planning for the hosts, while countries would have enough time prepare. And by then, players would really be in their best shape. Good decision from CAF.” He said.Advertisement Former Nigerian international, Mutiu Adepoju, has applauded the decision of the Confederations of African Football to postpone the 2021 African Cup of Nations earlier scheduled to be hosted by Cameroon. Loading…center_img Meanwhile, CAF also confirmed that the maiden edition of Africa Women’s Champions League will begin next year. In the same vein,Cameroonian journalist, Williams Tchango has revealed that the postponement of the 2021 Africa cup of nations by CAF from January 2021 to January 2022 is a blessing in disguise for the host nation who is actually far behind schedule in terms of preparations. read also:Thun, Laussane eye Super Eagles prospect Tchango told that the latest inspection of facilities by the Cameroon Sports minister few days ago in Garoua was unsatisfactory and the minister was livid with the slow pace of work at the stadium project in the city. He added that a lot more work needs to be done for Cameroon to be ready for the AFCON and the postponement will serve Cameroon well in this regard. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more