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Black History Month commemorated


Joseph Vincenzi – Reporter As a celebration of Black history, the campus commemorated prominent activists and their actions to fight social injustice and advocate for civil rights in a segregated United States. The event, which occurred in the Michael J. Adanti Student Center Ballroom at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, was a display of many cultural and historical aspects of black culture

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Black History Luncheon celebrates culture


J’Mari Hughes – Copy Editor Every February, Black History Month is celebrated to commemorate African Americans throughout U.S. history. To business major Simon McIntyre, a senior, Black History Month showcases black creativity and culture and what strong black men and women have done in the past. “Inventions and innovations [have] brought us to where we are today, providing the space

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Speaker enlightens students


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer During Black History month, the life and achievements of African Americans are celebrated. One such person is Martin Luther King Jr. At an event hosted by the Multicultural Center, civil rights activist and greater New Haven community leader Carroll E. Brown shared how King had impacted her life and how she hopes to inspire others. “I speak

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Schwartz residents quizzed on Black Women history


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter In honor of Black History Month, senior Isaiah Yopp went door-todoor in Schwartz Hall, quizzing residences on African-American female history, an event he named “Who Run the World? Girls,” after the black female icon, Beyoncé. “I felt like throughout history there’ve been a lot of influential African-American females and most of them don’t get the recognition they deserve

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Black History Month Luncheon celebrates culture


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter Foods from cornbread and fried plantains to buttermilk biscuits and Jamaican beef patties replaced the everyday pizza and sandwiches while students were able to listen to a live band, Caribbean Vibe, playing songs from cultural icons such as Bob Marley. On Thursday, Feb. 7, Southern held its yearly Black History Month luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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