Arts & Culture

Detail from a cover of the magazine The Brownies Book. In 1920, W.E.B. Du Bois helped found The Brownies Book, the first magazine in America for Black children. Now a Tufts professor is bringing it long overdue attention
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In 1920, W.E.B. Du Bois helped found “The Brownies' Book,” the first publication of its kind. Now a Tufts professor is helping bring it long overdue attention

The year was 1919, and tension in America was palpable. While northern cities continued to absorb influxes of African American migrants fleeing...

A woman held a poster with the words 'We Are Still Alive' during a candlelight vigil to honor the lost Indigenous children and survivors of residential schools on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. (Photo: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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Danielle Lazore-Thompson, J96, shares her parents’ experience with boarding schools for Native American children and how, as an attorney, she helps her people protect their land

My Moment is an occasional series in which Tufts graduates from across the university...

Preschoolers at ABCD Head Start & Children's Services learn science while creating paper sculptures in this photo taken in 2014.
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A decade-long research-practice partnership between the Eliot-Pearson Department and ABCD Head Start has improved science education for children and professional development for teachers

A dozen years ago, professor Christine McWayne came to Tufts with a...

Nancy Bauer. She will step down as dean of SMFA at Tufts on December 31. She leaves a legacy of advancing art education for Tufts students amid record growth
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As Nancy Bauer prepares to step down, she leaves a legacy of advancing art education for Tufts students amid record growth

Nancy Bauer, dean of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts (SMFA at Tufts), will step down from her role overseeing the school as well as...

The cast of "Almanac" on stage. Tufts seniors explore Black art in the new student-produced show, which runs at Cohen Auditorium through Nov. 14
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The new student-written show runs at Cohen Auditorium through November 14

What is Black art—and who has the agency to create it? What does it mean to create? These are some of the questions posed by...

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