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Experts discuss dark past of slavery, racial injustice in Massachusetts

Experts discuss dark past of slavery, racial injustice in Massachusetts

Shealagh Sullivan, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Historians discussed Massachusetts’ dark history of slavery and racial injustice at a panel on Feb. 18. This panel was part of a five-part series hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society and...

Spoken poet ‘FreeQuency’ shares poems on Black identity

Spoken poet ‘FreeQuency’ shares poems on Black identity

Morgan Hume February 27, 2019

In celebration of Black History Month, Program Council (PC), Black Student Union (BSU) and the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion brought spoken poet and Kenyan immigrant Mwende “FreeQuency”...

Black History Month: Suffolk leaves students wanting more

Black History Month: Suffolk leaves students wanting more

Elvira Mora March 1, 2017

February has been a month dedicated to the struggles faced by the Black community, which was first recognized in 1976 and to celebrate those who have been marginalized. It also recognizes important people...

By Facebook user Wrestling with Freedom

Playwright addresses ongoing American theme of hate, discrimination

Katherine Yearwood February 22, 2017

Masquerading as prominent figures from the past, the actors of “Wrestling With Freedom” carried their audience through the turbulent times of the 18th, 19th and 21st centuries in the United States...

Suffolk U News broadcast for Feb. 25

Suffolk U News broadcast for Feb. 25

February 25, 2015

Check out the latest from our partners at Suffolk U News. Their newscast reports on how snow is taking a toll on local businesses and Boston Marathon runners, and includes a peek at the lead story in this...

Soul Food Luncheon held by BSU students during Black History Month.

Views on black studies and curriculum differ

Heather Rutherford February 25, 2015

The month of February may remind some of appreciating their significant other on Valentine’s Day, school vacations for most high schools, or like this month, a record amount of snowfall.  But the second...

Lois Mailou Jones
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Black History Month overshadowed by other festivities and snow days

Serina Gousby February 25, 2015

Was Black History Month represented enough in 2015? This February has been filled with celebratory events like the Super Bowl, which led to the parade for the New England Patriots, the Grammy awards, the...

Biracial speaker Michael Fosberg performed a one-man show in honor of Black History Month
(Photo by Will Senar)

Black History Month kicks off at Suffolk with performance

Will Senar February 12, 2014

Black History Month, celebrated every February, is a special time in the United States. Different organizations take time to commemorate members of the African diaspora involved in their groups, sometimes...

Black History Month Celebration Kicks Off at Suffolk

Black History Month Celebration Kicks Off at Suffolk

Alex Hall February 7, 2013

Suffolk University’s Black Student Union is holding eight events in honor of Black History Month, which began Feb. 5 with the opening ceremony. The event featured Dr. Joyce McNickels, a professor at...

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