2019 marks five decades of the Africana Studies program, the African American Society, and the John Brown Russwurm Center at Bowdoin College. Culled from the College Archives’ collections, Tension/Tenacity seeks to consider the programs’ strengths and struggles while highlighting the people who have championed their existence. Explore digital content below and learn more about 2019 AF/AM/50 events, sharing your story, and researching in the archives in the links above.
This project was researched and curated by Lucia Ryan ’19 with the support of the staff of Special Collections & Archives, Summer-Fall 2019. This project was supported by the Bowdoin College Library, Academic Technology, Africana Studies, and the Office for Inclusion and Diversity.