[Blackstudies-l] Fallout from the Hannah-Jones case continues.

Maria Helena Lima lima at geneseo.edu
Mon Jun 21 10:40:31 EDT 2021


Fallout from the Hannah-Jones case continues.

The upheaval at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
following Nikole
Hannah-Jones’
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s
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failed
tenure bid
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carried
on last week. Here are some updates.

   - *Two prominent female Black leaders at the institution announced their
   departures. *Sibby Anderson-Thompkins, special adviser to the provost
   and chancellor for equity and inclusion, and interim chief diversity
   officer, is leaving
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to
   become vice provost for diversity, equity, and inclusion and chief
   diversity officer at Sewanee: the University of the South. And Kia Lilly
   Caldwell, a professor of African, African American, and diaspora studies, is
   becoming
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vice
   provost for faculty affairs and diversity at Washington University in St.
   Louis.
   - *The UNC Black Caucus tweeted
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that
   70 percent of attendees at a meeting it held last week were considering
   leaving Chapel Hill, and 60 percent were actively looking for
another job. *The
   sample size is small — only 30 people were at the meeting — but caucus
   leaders told
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   News & Observer
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*that
   the results reflected the thoughts of Black faculty and staff members
   across the campus.
   - *The Chapel Hill student-body president wrote a scorching open letter
   to the campus community. *Lamar Richards, the student representative on
   the campus’s Board of Trustees, didn’t mince words. “If you are a student,
   staff member, or academic from a historically marginalized identity
   exploring UNC, I invite you to look elsewhere. If you are considering
   graduate school, law school, medical school, or other professional programs
   at UNC, I challenge you to seek other options,” Richards wrote in *NC
   Policy Watch
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   “While Carolina desperately needs your representation and cultural
   contributions, it will only bring you here to tokenize and exploit you.”
   - Mimi V. Chapman, chair of the faculty and associate dean for doctoral
   education in the social-work school, sent a June 19th letter to the
   Chapel Hill community
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asking
   all deans, department chairs, student groups, athletes and coaches, and
   concerned citizens to *write to the Board of Trustees taking a stand for
   faculty governance, *whether or not they agree with Hannah-Jones’s “1619
   Project.”

Maria Helena Lima
Professor
Department of English
Black Studies Co-Coordinator
James and Julia Lockhart Professor, 2014-2017
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