Tag: Black History Month

Blackness In the Muslim Community

Access Islam hosts event discussing the close ties between Islam and African-American heritage BY KATHYA MENDEZ, STAFF WRITER During Black History Month, the Mason community spreads awareness of the creativity and contributions of the Black community throughout history. On Thursday,…

Looking Back on Fifty Years of Civil Rights

Fenwick’s “Before and Beyond 1968” exhibit explores three civil rights movements’ BY D’ANDREA BRADY, STAFF WRITER Fenwick Library is hosting the exhibit “Before and Beyond 1968: Three Civil Rights Movements in America.”  The exhibit shows unique and outstanding photographs, artifacts,…

Mason Honors MLK Multigenerational Activist Event

Three prominent female activists visit Mason to honor Martin Luther King Jr. BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s words and actions in his life have inspired activism and advocacy across the U.S. since the Civil Rights Movement…

February Kicks Off with a (Silent) Bang

Students celebrate Black/African Heritage Month with a silent party BY MONICA ECHOLS, CULTURE EDITOR To kick off the beginning of Black/African Heritage Month, the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education (ODIME) and LGBTQ Resources hosted the Stay Woke Silent…

In Livin’ Color

A NIGHT TO CELEBRATE BLACK CULTURES AND BLACK EXCELLENCE By Huong Cao, Staff Writer February is Black History Month, which was established to honor the expansive and growing history of the black community. To celebrate this special occasion, the Omicron…

Mason Celebrates Black History Month

ODIME AND CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS HOST EVENTS FOR FEBRUARY By Ashley Stewart, Staff Writer  This February is Black History Month — the time every year when people across the country celebrate the rich history and culture of African-Americans. “The U.S. and…

Visiting filmmaker series: Hans Charles

FAMS screens Oscar-nominated documentary “13th” BY BASMA HUMADI, STAFF WRITER   Not a seat in the Johnson Center Cinema was left open. In the back of the room, audience members were left standing just to get a glimpse of the…