How these Penn Staters are highlighting the importance of African-American contributions | Campus


“Ubuntu” is an African concept that means “I am because you are.”

This sentiment illustrates the importance of dependency and interconnectedness in a community.

Rebecca Bayeck said “ubuntu” was the driving force behind the curation of the Blockson exhibition currently on display on the first floor of the Pattee Library.

Bayeck (graduate-comparative and international education) hopes the exhibition highlights the importance of African-American contributions in the world and makes students aware of the Charles L. Blockson Collection located on the third floor of Pattee.

The exhibition, which will be on display until March 4, consists of book cover designs of different books…

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