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Black History Month: Suffolk leaves students wanting more

Black History Month: Suffolk leaves students wanting more

Elvira Mora

March 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

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 of color through history. As a Latina woman, I can empathize why this month is necessary. The ho...

Playwright addresses ongoing American theme of hate, discrimination

Playwright addresses ongoing American theme of hate, discrimination

Katherine Yearwood

February 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Theater

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 Saturday. Hosted by Madison Park Development Corporation, the intimate audience sat in silence throughout...

Suffolk U News broadcast for Feb. 25

Suffolk U News broadcast for Feb. 25

February 25, 2015


Filed under Boston, Campus, News, Suffolk U News

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 week's Suffolk Journal.  

Views on black studies and curriculum differ

Views on black studies and curriculum differ

Heather Rutherford

February 25, 2015


Filed under Campus, Featured Stories, News

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 month of the year is also the 28-day celebration known as Black History Month. Some professors...

Black History Month overshadowed by other festivities and snow days

Black History Month overshadowed by other festivities and snow days

Serina Gousby

February 25, 2015


Filed under Opinion

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 NBA All-Star Weekend, New York Fashion Week, Valentine’s Day, and the Academy Awards. And then,...

Black History Month kicks off at Suffolk with performance

Black History Month kicks off at Suffolk with performance

Will Senar

February 12, 2014


Filed under Boston, Campus, Featured Stories, News

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 quoting prominent figures on what it meant to be black. But this year, Suffolk University’s Black...

Black History Month Celebration Kicks Off at Suffolk

Black History Month Celebration Kicks Off at Suffolk

Alex Hall

February 7, 2013


Filed under Campus, Featured Stories, News

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 Anna Maria College, who focused the lecture on Bayard Rustin , a fighter for African-American rights...

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