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Spoken poet ‘FreeQuency’ shares poems on Black identity

Spoken poet ‘FreeQuency’ shares poems on Black identity
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”...

Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient honored by Suffolk University

Nathan Espinal/ Journal Staff
January 31, 2017

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...

Views on black studies and curriculum differ

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

Black History Month overshadowed by other festivities and snow days

Lois Mailou Jones
Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
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...

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