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Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds delivers keynote address on Black Joy

M.L. Kenney

January 9, 2018

Written by M.L. Kenney & Margaret Moran This year’s Black History Month keynote address, titled “Black Joy Is a Tool Against Oppression,” was delivered by lawyer and activist Dr. Nekima Levy-Pounds from 7-9 pm in the Alexande...

Way Back at Mac: 45 years of Black History Month at Mac

February 24, 2017

Black History Month in the United States originated in the mid-1920s with Carter G. Woodson, a Harvard graduate and historian, who along with the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History established the first Black Hi...

Black History Month Roundtable discusses history of activism

February 24, 2017

Four panelists discussed the theme of perseverance in Alexander G. Hill ballroom on Tuesday night. Organized by the American studies department and the Minnesota Vikings in honor of Black History Month, the event drew a crowd of...

Black History Month Keynote: Phoebe Robinson

March 4, 2016

Stand-up comedian, writer and actress Phoebe Robinson spoke as this year’s Black History Month Keynote Speaker. From 7-9 p.m. on Feb. 29, she spoke about how her experiences can be related and reflected in the lives of Black st...

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