Zakiya R. Adair is an Associate Professor in African American Studies and Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The College of New Jersey. Her research revolves around black American cultural history in the areas of black internationalism and trans-Atlantic black expressive culture. Additionally Adair works in the area of feminism and neoliberalism in higher education. She is the recipient of many grants and fellowships including a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Schomborg Scholar in Residence postdoctoral fellowship, NEH Summer Institutes. She has also held a visiting professorship in American Studies at Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany.
In 2006, Adelaide Hall made Great Britain’s list of the top 100 great black Britons. Hall was born on October 20, 1901 in Brooklyn, New York. Her father, Arthur Hall was a part-time music teacher and pianist; and her second cousin was famed nineteenth century … Read MoreAdelaide Hall (1901-1993)