May 14: BAMS lecture

Wilmington's Kuumba Academy topic of BAMS lecture in Munroe Hall

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8:16 a.m., May 7, 2012--The University of Delaware Department of Black American Studies spring brown bag lecture series will conclude Monday, May 14, with a presentation by H. Ray Jones Avery on Wilmington's Kuumba Academy.

The presentation, titled "Rock in a Weary Land: The Untold Story of Kuumba Academy," will be held from 12:20-1:30 p.m. in 203 Munroe Hall. The origins of the "Kuumba spirit" in Wilmington and its impact on education in Delaware will be discussed.

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The lecture is free and open to the public.

For more information on the series, call the Department of Black American Studies at 302-831-2897. For an event flier, click here.

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