Project Tag: Diaspora Studies

VèVè Amasasa Clark

Photograph by Francine Price, from the UC Berkeley News Center African American, Diaspora Studies VèVè Amasasa Clark (1944-2007) VèVè Clark was born in Queens, New York in 1944 as the only child to Alonzo Clark, an African American from North Carolina, and Pauline Kirton, from the Caribbean. Raised in Queens, she attended Queens College at …

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Roy Simon Bryce-Laporte

Image from Colgage University, West Indian Panamanian American, Sociology, Ethnic Studies, Diaspora Studies Roy Simon Bryce-Laporte (1933-2012) A trailblazer in African American, Latin American, and Caribbean studies programs, Roy Simon Bryce-Laporte developed innovative projects and curriculum that examined Black cultural traditions and migratory patterns in the Western Hemisphere. Roy Simon Bryce-Laporte, a Panamanian American …

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