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Brown University Issues Public Apology To Malia Obama For Viral “Beer Pong” Photo

Remember when the internet nearly exploded earlier this month after a photo of President Obama’s 17-year-old daughter Malia in the presence of a beer pong game went viral? Well, now the indirect source of the photo has come forward to offer an apology. In case you...

Tracee Ellis Ross Received an Honorary Doctorate from Brown University

Tracee Ellis Ross graduated from Brown University in 1994 with a degree in theater. Since then the actress’ star power has risen over the years, especially with the popularity of Black’ish. On Sunday, Ross was honored by her alma mater with an honorary doctorate. “Call...

Hip-Hop Scholar Tricia Rose Named Director of Brown University’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America

Tricia Rose, Ph.D., acclaimed scholar and professor of Africana studies at Brown University, has been named director of Brown’s Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA). She will assume the position July 1, 2013. The former director Evelyn Hu-DeHart has led...