What’s The News!

Hot Topics in African American Studies Panel Series

What’s The News! is a panel series that explores the culture, history, politics and contemporary life of persons of African descent through various popular mediums of film, television and museum exhibitions.

The series highlights the wide range of expertise from VCU's Department of African American Studies faculty as they lead critical discussions around emerging local, national and global issues and topics. What’s The News! panels aim to create conversations while also building communities of learning through education and entertainment.

This series is free and open to VCU students and the local community.