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BSU hosts photojournalist Mel D. Cole for Black History Month

Ayanna Allen, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

“Picturing the World with Mel D. Cole” will be a talk featuring the influential photojournalist and his experiences capturing important moments in modern society. It will be held in Jamrich 1100 from...

SOUL FOOD - Social Justice For Us created a soul food menu with recipes from Edna Louis for Black History Month. Each dish was served at Global in the Northern Lights Dining Hall.

Soul food at NLD celebrates Black History Month

Katarina Rothhorn, Features Editor February 24, 2022

For the final week of Black History Month, Social Justice For Us held a dining hall takeover where classic soul food dishes such as roasted duck and cracklin bread were served for dinner Tuesday through...

FIGHTING BACK - Charles Griffis, the student whose suspension led to the sit-in in Al Niemi’s office, lines up a shot at pool. Griffiss suspension led to a sit in protest by over 100 NMU students in 1969.

A brief history of racism and the fight for racial equality at NMU

Olivia Apa, staff writer February 10, 2022

February is Black History Month and it is important to recognize the racial inequality, specifically for Black students, that has occurred globally but also at our own Northern Michigan University. The...

BSU celebrates Black excellence this month

BSU celebrates Black excellence this month

Hannah Jenkins, Contributing writer February 4, 2022

In 1926, scholar and historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week.  “His intention was to promote the education of African Americans and to counteract racist indoctrination,” said Carter...


Opinion—#BLM, we’re not off the hook

Akasha Khalsa February 16, 2021

Black Lives Matter protests, police reform and related discussions received a lot of media attention in the summer of 2020, but now the furor has left the news cycle. That does not mean we are free of...

Photo series promo photo for the Social Justice For Us series, Power in Unity.

Social Justice For Us presents photo series “Power in Unity” celebrating Black History Month

Ashley Beronja February 2, 2021

For the month of February, Social Justice For Us will be presenting the photo series “Power in Unity” to showcase African Americans who are Marquette community members as part of the annual Black...

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Black Panther and Afrofuturism event

Peter Smedley February 1, 2021

Tomorrow, Feb. 2, the Student Leader Fellowship Program will be hosting a guided discussion on "Black Panther" and Afrofuturism. Lead by Leah Milne, assistant professor of Multicultural American Literature at...

Black History Month racist

Robert Thomas February 7, 2013

If February is Black History Month, September is National Hispanic Heritage Month and November is Native American Heritage Month, which month is White History Month? There is an unfortunate, common...

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