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Miles Watkins is afirst year public administration graduate student.

Students celebrate black pride and their experiences

by Aleah Jarin, Contributor // February 19, 2020

Black History Month is a special time to reflect, appreciate and celebrate the many achievements of black figures throughout history and those who are...

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Gil Scott Heron by Roger Woolman

Legendary musician’s album gets remixed

by Ryan Hardison, Staff Writer // February 19, 2020

Nine years after his death, Gil Scott-Heron is still an inspiration to many black musicians. Chicago-based jazz drummer Makaya McCraven was given the...

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Blockbusters showcase black community with lead roles in film

Blockbusters showcase black community with lead roles in film

by Flower Smith, Contributor // February 19, 2020

In honor of Black History Month and celebrating the cultural contributions of African Americans, here are some films that represent black people in lead...

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Khalil Adisa is a criminal justice student who is also a member of the Black Resource Center.

 Leaders on campus who aspire to make a change

by Diane López, Assistant Mundo Aztec Editor // February 19, 2020

Black History Month celebrates and recognizes the achievements of African Americans and the black leaders that shaped history.  San Diego State has...

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Ajani Brown is a professor in the Africana Studies Department.

Líderes en la universidad que aspiran un cambio positivo

by Diane López, Asist. de Editora // February 19, 2020

El mes de febrero se celebra y se reconoce los logros de los afroamericanos y sus líderes que dieron forma a la historia.  La Universidad Estatal...

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The Black Resource Center hosted a Sister to Sister luncheon at Tula Community Center on  Feb. 14, where guest speaker Patrice Washington spoke to female members of the black community.

‘Sister to Sister’ luncheon provides community, fellowship for black women on campus

by Katelynn Robinson, Staff Writer // February 19, 2020

A Sister to Sister luncheon, hosted by the Black Resource Center, was held in the Tula Community Center on Feb. 14.   Female members of the black...

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Renowned attorney and author Benjamin Crump spoke about civil rights and his life as an attorney at Montezuma Hall Theatre on Feb. 18.

Black Resource Center hosts renowned attorney, civil right activist

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer // February 19, 2020

On Feb. 18, the Black Resource Center invited renowned attorney and author Benjamin Crump to speak at Montezuma Hall Theatre about his achievements and...

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Dania Brett, University Senate Administrative Analyst, holds a sign that says

Black community members reflect on discrimination, community one year removed from vandalism, racist attacks

by Daniel Guerrero, Senior Staff Writer // February 19, 2020

The spring 2019 semester was grimly defined by multiple incidents of racism that included the vandalization of the Black Resource Center, a viral video...

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Take the initiative to educate yourself on Black History Month

by Trinity Bland, Staff Writer // February 19, 2020

Black History Month is among us and as a black woman, I am more than grateful to acknowledge this in the spaces in which I find myself. It is truly an...

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House picks highlight social struggles

House picks highlight social struggles

by Johann Derek Oribello, Senior Staff Writer // February 18, 2020

With the rise of rap as one of the most dominant music genres in the music industry today, it's important to acknowledge the influence of black heritage...

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The fraternity practices in parking lots, which potentially provides better acoustics.

Fraternities and sororities Step into a part of black culture

by Devin Whatley, Staff Writer // February 18, 2020

With Black History Month underway, one part of black culture that is often unknown or not recognized touches upon one word: dance.  Stepping and...

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Panelists Ibraham Fardan, Patrick Germany, Defforest Hancock, Rene Walton and Robert

Local members of Black Panther Party talk party history, misconceptions

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer // February 12, 2020

Members of the San Diego Black Panther Party were invited as panelists to the Black Resource Center to discuss misconceptions about the organization on...

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