Chad Williams

Chad Williams

Chad Williams is the Samuel J. and Augusta Spector Professor of History and African and African American Studies and chair of the Department of African and African American Studies at Brandeis University.


W.E.B. Du Bois, Black History Month and the importance of African American studies

By: - February 7, 2023

The opening days of Black History Month 2023 have coincided with controversy about the teaching and broader meaning of African American studies. On Feb. 1, 2023, the College Board released a revised curriculum for its newly developed Advanced Placement African American studies course. Critics have accused the College Board of caving to political pressure stemming […]