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University NAACP continues to educate on campus

University NAACP continues to educate on campus

Beth Beaudry, Student Life Editor February 22, 2021

Since its establishment 121 years ago, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) remains America’s largest civil rights activist organization, expanding by over 2,200 branches,...

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Black community at University of New Haven speaks out about lack of Black faculty on campus

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor February 22, 2021

In a year where overwhelming racial unrest has taken place in the U.S. and in the University of New Haven’s own backyard, increasing faculty diversity has become a priority this year for college campuses...

Passing laws on hair discrimination can only do so much

Passing laws on hair discrimination can only do so much

Kristen Marcus, Opinion Editor February 22, 2021

Women and girls are taught that their hair is one of the most prized possessions they can have. Hair can represent beauty standards or religious beliefs that people stand by. However, society's standards...

Black history is more than just a month: It’s a reality

Black history is more than just a month: It’s a reality

Kiana White, Contributing Writer February 22, 2021

The month of February marks Black History Month, where African Americans and Black people around the United States take time to celebrate and acknowledge the unrecognized achievements of both the past...

Myatt Center & NAACP host Black History Month programs

Myatt Center & NAACP host Black History Month programs

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor February 22, 2021

February is Black History Month and the Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion (MCDI) has been known for hosting and promoting a variety of events to help celebrate and educate students. Carrie Robinson...

Seven films to watch during Black History Month

Seven films to watch during Black History Month

Jada Clarke, Multimedia Editor February 22, 2021

Black History Month is a time to reflect on significant events in African American history and to celebrate the accomplishments made by the Black community. Here are seven movies you should check out. “The...

Who is Amanda Gorman?

Who is Amanda Gorman?

Amanda M. Castro, Managing Editor February 8, 2021

President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s inauguration was filled with historic and inclusive moments, though it was Biden’s inaugural poet, 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, who captivated America with her poem that...

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Feb. 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Tiara Starks and Jada Clarke February 7, 2021

During this year’s celebration of Black History Month, it is becoming important to acknowledge the issues that currently and historically plague the Black community. One issue has been turned into a...

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...

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Black History Month Playlist

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

“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...

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