Emory University

WASHINGTON (AP) — A young Barack Obama questioned his place in the world and his racial identity, agonized over whether he’d make enough money as a community organizer, and lamented his incompatibility with his ex-girlfriend in 30 pages of letters he wrote to her that are now being archived by Emory University in Atlanta. The […]

In the class, students explore how Black social movements have contributed to empowerment within the African-American community.

A 77-year-old Atlanta attorney earns his 8th college degree. He plans to use his masters in religion to work in prison ministries.

Erika James was appointed Dean of Goizueta Business School in May 2014, becoming only one of three African American’s deans at an American colleges of business.  She’s also the first minority woman to head a full-time MBA program at a top-25 business school. Prior to her position at Emory, James served as Senior Associate Dean for Executive Education […]

ATLANTA (AP) — A second American medical missionary stricken with the often deadly Ebola virus is expected to fly Tuesday to the U.S. for treatment, following a colleague admitted over the weekend to Emory University Hospital’s infectious disease unit. U.S. public health officials say treating Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly in the U.S. poses […]

Dr. Gregory Ellison’s (pictured), a 36-year-old assistant professor of theology at Emory University, efforts to engage and enlighten young Black men are noteworthy considering the…

ATLANTA (AP) — In recent years, Emory University made a point to acknowledge how the school was once led by slave owners, but an essay by the school president has renewed debate about racial sensitivity on campus. Emory President James Wagner recently wrote about the three-fifths compromise on slavery in 1787 to talk about the […]