THE ACUMEN GROUP
Examining eugenics and hereditarian thought in popular culture & everyday life
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The Acumen Group does NOT subcontract, collaborate, or partner with other organizations through agents or those outside of our team. Interested in eugenic lectures, short courses, talks, screenings, or broadcasts, contact Dr. Shantella Sherman directly 202.893.8805
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ACUMEN ON THE MOVE
The Acumen Group travels the globe searching out historically relevant news stories and investigative research to bring you first-hand accounts of issues impacting your life. From halls of Congress and the House of Lords, to the cotton fields of the Mississippi Delta and revolutionary fields of Zimbabwe, Acumen is there.
Lord Lieutenant for London Ken Olisa with Dr. Shantella Sherman following House of Lords event.
All smiles after an amazing group of lectures.
Dr. Shantella Sherman and her University of Nebraska - Lincoln mentor / professor / (now colleague) Dr. Margaret Jacobs catching up on the campus of Cambridge University
Acumen interns were able to chat with broadcaster Dan Rather and award-winning actress Angela Bassett at the U.S. Dream Academy banquet.
Acumen student Lauryn Hill went gaga over actor John Barrowman -- who portrays Captain Jack Harkness on Torchwood (and Doctor Who) during the annual D.C. Comic Con
Kenny Rogers and Carrie Underwood on stage in Virginia during his final tour.
After an on-site interview with Chris Gascoyne at ITV, Dr. Shantella ran into him on the trip back from Manchester to London. Great ride; even better company!
Murals come alive in Brixton
Everyday life in London was not always pleasant for non-White residents and immigrants. Photographer Neil Kinlock documented the good, bad, and brilliant of social unrest 19060s-1990s.
Dr. Sherman sat down with Alison King and Chris Gascoyne to discuss the potential eugenic framing of storylines for the characters they portray -- Carla Connor and Peter Barlow.
Students and interns pose for pictures following a lecture on stereotypes at the African American Civil War Museum in D.C.
Doing lectures at the AACWM gives visitors a treat of engaging with Civil War reenactor Marquette Milton during tours and lectures.
Acumen fully supports the international artists -- especially when they are as awesome as Brazil's Liniker. The artist toured into D.C. -- and we were on hand to catch the action