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Why do we still need Black History Month?

Why do we still need Black History Month?

Ulaa Kuziez and Bri Davis, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

Black History Month is celebrated every February as an homage to the contributions of African Americans who have shaped American history. This celebration was started in 1915 by historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans leaders not only to celebrate achievements of African Americans,...

Reform education for equity now

We must incorporate more Black history into our schools.

Pathfinder Editorial Board

February 29, 2020

African-American history is American history. There is no doubt that our curriculum, and even the way we interpret the past, does not reflect that truth or even a mere semblance of it. The teaching of African-American history must transcend slavery and civil rights––especially because these two subjects are ...

Black History Prospers Throughout School History

For the March ASAP meeting, guest speaker Sylvester Chisom shares personal stories and entrepreneurial strategies in hopes of inspiring members of ASAP. “I met a room full of great leaders that day,” Chisom said. “It is my hope that they all take full advantage of everything this world has to offer. I hope they will use their success and influence to help others in their community the same way I tried to do when I met with them.”

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018

For over almost 100 years, Black History Month has been celebrated throughout the month of February in the United States and in order to localize the national observance, librarian Brian Welch promoted African-American literature by showcasing African-American authors in the library. “All cultu...

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