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The Harlem Renaissance is worth remembering

The Harlem Renaissance is worth remembering

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // March 10, 2021

While most are well aware of the European Renaissance and some of its prominent participants such as William Shakespeare and Michelangelo, it is rare for...

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Former NFL player speaks about community at Black Resource Center virtual event

by Bradley Gonzales, Staff Writer // February 25, 2021

 The modern professional athlete and spending money are synonymous. It was revealed in an article by CNBC that 78% of former NFL players face bankruptcy...

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Opinion: Lumet's 'The Wiz' is still a trailblazing film in Black culture

Opinion: Lumet’s ‘The Wiz’ is still a trailblazing film in Black culture

by Trinity Bland and Ryan Hardison // February 25, 2021

Decades after its original release on Oct. 24, 1978, no film has distinctly defined Black culture and shaped the structure of a musical genre quite like...

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The history of Black female poets is brief and incomplete

The history of Black female poets is brief and incomplete

by Riley Martinez, Contributor // February 24, 2021

It is well known that art forms the heart of America. Whether through movies, music or written media, art is often what binds us together during those...

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Counseling and Psychological Services offers a variety of support for students dealing with mental health struggles.

Column: Let’s Talk About Mental Health in the Black community

by Kennedy Benjamin, Contributor // February 15, 2021

During the past several years, the modern Black community has gone through an unbelievable amount of trauma and upset, but the peak of this was seen during...

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The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

by Katelynn Robinson, Assistant News Editor // February 13, 2021

The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity is the Black History Month theme for this year. The Black Resource Center at San Diego State...

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(Top l-r) DARRELL BRITT-GIBSON as Bobby Rush, DANIEL KALUUYA as Chairman Fred Hampton and ASHTON SANDERS as Jimmy Palmer in Warner Bros. Pictures’ “JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Warner Bros. Studios hosts roundtable for new film “Judas and the Black Messiah”

by Katelynn Robinson, Assistant News Editor // February 10, 2021

Fred Hampton is a name some people would not recognize, but many should. He was the Chairman of the Black Panther Party chapter stationed in Illinois and...

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Hank Aaron's impact on baseball changed the world

Hank Aaron’s impact on baseball changed the world

by Trinity Bland and Ryan Hardison // February 10, 2021

In his 1992 film, “A League of Their Own,” Tom Hanks famously said, “there is no crying in baseball,” but nearly 30 years later, he was proven...

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La música latinoamericana contiene raíces africanas y trasciende mundialmente

La música latinoamericana contiene raíces africanas y trasciende mundialmente

by Noé Sandoval, Mundo Azteca Editor // February 10, 2021

En este Mes de Historia Negra, podemos aprender sobre la historia y cultura afroamericana no solamente en Los Estados Unidos pero también en Latinoamérica. ...

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Harriet Tubman to be the face of the $20 bill

Harriet Tubman to be the face of the $20 bill

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // February 10, 2021

It’s only the beginning of 2021 and changes are already being made in America by the Biden administration.  This includes the administration's exploration...

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“The Black Fatherhood Project,” one of Jordan Thierry’s films, was showcased as part of Black Film Fridays.

Africana Studies hosts Black Film Fridays to celebrate Black History Month

by Isabel Smith, Staff Writer // February 10, 2021

In celebration of Black History Month, San Diego State’s Department of Africana Studies is putting on Black Film Fridays to present films with an emphasis...

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Photo courtesy of Akilah Weber for State Assembly.

Keeping it in the family, Akilah Weber running to replace mother Shirley Weber in State Assembly

by Jayne Yutig, Staff Writer // February 10, 2021

On Jan. 28, Gov. Gavin Newsom swore in Dr. Shirley Weber as California’s first Black secretary of state; leaving a vacant seat in California’s 79th...

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