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Spoken poet ‘FreeQuency’ shares poems on Black identity

Spoken poet ‘FreeQuency’ shares poems on Black identity

Morgan Hume

February 27, 2019


Filed under Arts & Culture, Campus, Literature

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” Katwiwa to campus for a performance on Feb. 20. Last year, FreeQuency, who identifies as they/them,...

Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient honored by Suffolk University

Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient honored by Suffolk University

Nathan Espinal

January 31, 2017


Filed under News, Suffolk News

Last Tuesday, the Office of Diversity Services held their annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. which had Sylvia Mendez, a Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient, as its keynote speaker for this year’s event. Hosted in the African Meeting House, this event celebrated the legacy of Martin ...

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,...

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