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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...

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...

Photo courtesy of Robert Hanson

Connections over controversy: criminal justice department and BSU team up to add BLM flag to display

Katarina Rothhorn April 21, 2021

Jitte Okagbare, junior special education major and liaison for Black Student Union, was only in her first semester at NMU when she first noticed the thin blue line flag in the criminal justice department’s...

BSU on wheels brings diversity to campus

BSU on wheels brings diversity to campus

Jamie Glenn & Winter Keefer February 1, 2018

Over the past two years, The Black Student Union (BSU) has implemented an initiative to help promote NMU to diverse groups of high schoolers from inner cities in and around Michigan. Director of the...

BSU prepares for upcoming talk on race-related issues

BSU prepares for upcoming talk on race-related issues

Leeza Long-Cash October 19, 2017

The Black Student Union (BSU) will kick off its “Let’s Talk About It” event, that’s open to both NMU students and the Marquette community, to further spread the message of diversity at 7 p.m. on...

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