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February is Black History Month, a month that celebrates black culture and history.

Our black history timeline

Mckenzie Wade, Photographer February 22, 2022

In August 1619, a ship landed near a coastal port in the English colony of Virginia carrying 20 enslaved Africans – the first African Americans. African Americans have contributed significantly to...

Black History Month celebration

Black History Month celebration

Maddy Williams, Editor in Chief March 12, 2021

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As we celebrate Black History Month, it is important to note the achievements of African American athletes.

African American athletes and their contributions to Black History

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter March 3, 2021

Sports have been a pastime for billions throughout history and have always found their way to involve itself in every culture worldwide. Even though sports have been around since 3000 BC,...

Leaving their mark in Black History

Leaving their mark in Black History

Shamani Salahuddin, Photo Editor February 29, 2020

An overview of Black History Month

An overview of Black History Month

Mckenzie Wade, Reporter February 20, 2020

Black History Month is the American and Canadian celebration of African Americans’ contributions in their fight for freedom and equality. The month of February was officially recognized as Black History...

Selma (2014) is about the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama, when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo) and many others marched from Selma to Montgomery Alabama, in order to get the attention of President Lyndon B. Johnson, who ended up signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. 
The movie won many awards, including the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture, BET Award for Best Movie, and Academy award for Best Picture.
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Celebrate Black History Month!

Shamani Salahuddin and Sienna Phillips, Reporters February 2, 2018
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter,” (Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have a Dream” speech, 1963)
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