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In Case You Missed It: UF's Black Student Assembly

On August 27, the Black Student Assembly at the University of Florida welcomed incoming freshmen and returning students to the campus. The yearly event included dancing, skits, spoken word, and networking for Black students. 24 more words


Why Not a White Student Union? (Written 9/13/14)

Written for Latin School of Chicago’s Online Newspaper

“Affinity groups” is a term that has been echoing off the walls in the Upper School for the past couple of years. 560 more words

BSU holds 4th Annual Poetry Slam 

In Honor of National Poetry Month, the Black Student Union held their 4th Annual Poetry Slam at Ellicott’s Wilkeson Coffee House. Of course as expected the contestants competing were outstanding. 269 more words


April 19, 1967: Stokely at Garfield

Some historical events are merely ephemeral, while others are catalytic, with truly lasting legacies. Such was the case on the date in focus here, when Stokely Carmichael visited Seattle’s Garfield High School and thereby catalyzed the city’s nascent Black Power movement. 840 more words

Clemson Students Host Memorial for Walter Scott

Students hosted a short memorial in the Student Union on Monday in remembrance of Walter Scott. Scott, a North Charleston man, was fatally shot while running from police officer Michael T. 136 more words


A Tribute to Blackness! Okay!

Last night was my first time at the Black Student Union Tribute at UofM. (Mind you, this is my fourth year at Michigan, clearly something is wrong with me, since this is an annual event.) It was a beautiful event, being able to see so many amazing black people all dressed up together. 90 more words

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Catalyst for change

Fred Foote recalls his historic role in the Civil Rights movement

Teri Barth | Mainline Staff Writer | teribarth@gmail.com

February 6, 2014

The late 1960s. The women’s  rights movement was gaining momentum, the anti-Vietnam War movement had firmly grasped people’s attention, and the civil rights movement took over the streets. 1,964 more words