Women of Valor: The Fight for Equity and Justice

This blog post was written by Undergraduate Assistant Kayla Thompson. Continuing with the celebration of Women’s History Month, it has been an honor to commemorate the contributions of courageous women in the American tapestry. Toshiko Kishida, one of the first Japanese feminists, put it beautifully when she said, “History is no longer just a chronicle…

In Commemoration: My Black Family

This blog post was written by Undergraduate Assistant Kayla Thompson. Origins of Black History Month and 2021’s Theme Before introducing my family, let us delve into the origins of Black History Month, which trace back to 1926 when a group — the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) — decided…

The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr: More than a Day, A Way of Life

This blog post was written by undergraduate assistant Kayla Thompson. MLK the Man Born on January 15, 1929, Martin Luther King, Jr. was destined to enter the family business — church ministry. From the start, King was a bright student, graduating at the age of fifteen. He attended and graduated from Morehouse College, a distinguished…

Looking Back at Three Years at Poage Library

This blog post was written by Sarah Madsen, the Graduate Apprentice for the Graduate Research Center. We are collectively experiencing a season of change, grief, and newness as COVID-19 has shifted our daily realities.  At Baylor, students are now studying from their childhood desks and attending class over Zoom; faculty and staff are working from…

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