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Black History Month Spotlights

Black History Month Spotlights

Hannah Providence, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is set to receive the NAACP President’s award this year, a prestigious award that is well-deserved for the musician and fashion mogul. After a long and successful musical career with 14 number-one singles on the billboard charts, eight studio albums, and over 250 million records sold, Rihanna dec...

Black History Month Playlist

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Jada Clarke, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

This playlist is all about Black History Month. We are traveling through the decades of classic black artists to see how far we’ve come in music. This diverse playlist displays a variety of music for each generation to enjoy. “Respect” by Aretha Franklin (1967) Aretha Franklin is known as...

Conn. Justice Kicks-Off Black History Month

Conn. Justice Kicks-Off Black History Month

Serena Piervincenzi, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2019

On Friday, Feb.1, chief justice of the Conn. state supreme court, Richard A. Robinson, came to speak at Bucknall Theater to kick off Black History Month on the University of New Haven’s campus.  Robinson’s speech focused on his upbringing as a young black American in Stamford, Conn. Born in 1957...

Organizers Reflect on UNH’s Commemoration of Black History Month

The Charger Bulletin

February 27, 2013

By Jackie Hennessey Contributing Writer The moment Cora St. Marie ’13 will hold on to from UNH’s Black History Month celebration was during the Def Poetry Jam, “My Words Are My Weapon.” While the students performed their poems, she looked around and saw everyone in the packed room riveted. “T...

BSU Hosts Night of Dinner and Music

Brandon T. Bisceglia

February 29, 2012

Live music, hot food, and students from across campus filled the German Club on Thursday for the Black Student Union’s semiannual Soulfoul dinner and performance. The dinner featured Johnny Graham and the Groove on stage, a band from the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Metro areas, who kept ...

The Meeting

Michelle R Morra

February 29, 2012

For the past four weeks, the campus has been buzzing with Black History Month events put on by the Black Student Union. For one of last week’s events, they asked for help from SCOPE to put on The Meeting.  On Tuesday February 21, students filled Dodds Auditorium in anticipation to watch the show.  ...

“Smallest Freedom Fighter” Visits UNH

Miriam Correia

February 15, 2012

Sheyann Christburg, the Smallest Freedom Fighter for Martin Luther King, Jr., visited UNH Wednesday, February 8 as one of the events for Black History Month.  She started out by applauding the organization level of the Black Student Union and UNH and then went on with her story. She was born and rai...

BSU: Learning From Their Past to Make a Future

Cora St. Marie

March 2, 2011

The Black Student Union club (BSU) at the University of New Haven has been putting on numerous events for students to enjoy, be informed, and educated about African-American culture during Black History Month. According to BSU’s Facebook page, the club was established in 1973 and was the first student...

Did You Know? – Black History Month

Joann Wolwowicz

February 9, 2010

With the month of February fully underway, people around the United States honor African Americans and look at all of the impacts that they have had to our nation’s history, especially in the areas of politics, science, education, business, and the arts. There have been many milestones throughout the...

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