Latest Wilberforce University Stories

2009-01-17 12:16:00

W.E.B. Du Bois' The Gift of Black Folk originally part of K of C 'Racial Contribution Series' NEW HAVEN, Conn., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1924, Jim Crow laws were still enforced in many parts of the United States and the KKK was experiencing a resurgence. Martin Luther King Jr.

2008-09-25 00:00:00

It's Lights, camera, action, for young film makers from Hull whose work will be shown at a prestigious national film festival.

2008-08-28 00:00:26

Thousands of people are expected to gather in the centre of Hull this weekend for the Freedom Festival. Final preparations are being made for Saturday's event, which starts at noon and ends with a fireworks display. It promises to be one of the city's biggest live music and drama shows.

2008-08-27 12:01:10

A REVAMP of the national curriculum will see secondary school pupils learn about Britain's involvement in the slave trade. The abolition of slavery and how the trade was linked to the British Empire, are to be taught in schools.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.