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Black Diaspora kicks-off Black History Month on campus

Photo shows man being interviewed
Lorena Salinas February 3, 2017

Black Diaspora dancers took over the University Student Union (USU) Plaza Del Sol Wednesday afternoon with multiple performances. Theresa White, Africana studies chair and dance group coordinator, performed...

Exhibit celebrates Black History Month

The exhibit features African American clothing, accessories and jewelry compliments of LA-based Vintage Fashion Collector, Esther Gingberg,
Edward Ruano February 11, 2016

The Department of Africana Studies shared with students and faculty the long and checkered history of people of black descent during the opening reception of the "Hallowed Grounds Exhibit" in the Oviatt...

Students celebrate Black History Month through Hip-Hop dance class

The Africana Studies and Kinesiology departments, in conjunction with the Los Angeles-based dance program GROOV3, held an annual hip-hop workshop on campus, Wednesday. (Patricia Perdomo/ The Sundial)
Lindsay Baffo February 11, 2016

It's almost 4:30 p.m. and the quiet of Redwood Hall is cut by a 2004 classic – Snoop Dogg's "Drop It Like It's Hot." Rounding the corner, it's obvious something electric is happening in room 292. For...

CSUN Professors Celebrate Black History Month With “After Hours” Performance

Jazz studies major Fabian Chavez serenaded the crowd at the USU's
Kathleen Johnson February 21, 2015

Excitement filled the the Grand Salon in the University Student Union on Friday as members from the Department of Africana Studies and the Black Alumni Association came together to entertain the students...

Club fair acts as opening ceremony for Black History Month activities on campus

Club fair acts as opening ceremony for Black History Month activities on campus
Sean Thomas February 3, 2015

  With Black History Month in full swing, various organizations convened at Plaza Del Sol on Tuesday in the University Student Union to provide information for CSUN’s Student body. Representatives...

Black History Month is not for sale to corporations

Illustration by Juana Martinez/Contributor
Himerria Wortham March 3, 2014

The picture of an unidentified black scientist appears on the screen of a smart phone held by a young black woman wearing a labcoat. The AT&T narrator explains that the company is looking to inspire...

Director discusses independent film in honor of Black History Month

Writer/director Sultan Sharrief talks about the difficulty of getting his film financed to a crowded room at the Northridge Center.
Daché Jackson February 12, 2014

The Civil Discourse and Social Change Initiative (CDSC) presented a movie that dealt with poverty, religion and social mobility. The movie, “Bilal’s Stand,” was presented to a crowd in the Northridge...

Independent film to be screened for Black History Month

Jonathan R. Diaz February 10, 2014

As part of the offerings for Black History Month, the Civil Discourse and Social Change Initiative will present a film on Tuesday entitled "Bilal’s Stand." The movie focuses on the story of a Muslim...

Black History Month kicks off with hip hop workshop

Joanna Jacobo February 9, 2014

Choreographer Benjamin Allen led a Hip Hop dance workshop in commemoration of Black History month on Wednesday night at California State University Northridge. February is considered Black History month...

Pan-African studies department holds fair to promote Black History Month

Raquel Kennon, assistant CSUN professor, welcomes students at the Pan African Booth at the Black History Month Fair on Wedneday. Photo credit: Devan Patel / Daily Sundial
Devan Patel February 5, 2014

Black student organizations and clubs gathered today at the Plaza del Sol for the Black History Month Fair to raise awareness about the various events being held in honor of Black History Month, as well...

Pan-African studies to present multitude of events for Black History Month

Jonathan R. Diaz February 2, 2014

The Pan-African studies department will celebrate Black History Month beginning on Wednesday with a Black History Month Fair. This fair will highlight the Black student organizations at CSUN as well as...

CSUN celebrates Black History Month by “breaking the chains”

Illustration by Jeromy Velasco
Jade Adams February 1, 2012

This year’s theme for Black History Month, which CSUN has honored since its inception more than 40 years ago, is “breaking the chains to create change.” The Pan African Studies Department...

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