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Black Diaspora kicks-off Black History Month on campus

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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 along with CSUN students. The dancers performed a variety of popular music and invited thei...

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 Library, Wednesday. The reception, "Historicizing & Contemporizing the Black Aesthetic: Keeping...

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 the past four years, the Africana Studies and Kinesiology departments, in conjunction with the...

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 of CSUN with their many talents in a performance they referred to as “After Hours”. The After...

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 4, 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 from 11 of the campuses black-oriented organizations set up tables in front of the Univers...

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 the next generation of dreamers through technology with its “Making History Happen” challenge that is explained in ...

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 Center. It deals with themes that many CSUN students can relate to such as community abandonme...

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 high school senior who works at his family’s taxi stand. After he secretly applies to college he mus...

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 and in the effort to kick start the month-long celebration on campus, Dr. Aimee Glocke co-coordin...

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 as different aspects of African-American culture. Monye Durham, Black Student Union (BSU) pres...

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 the Pan-African studies department. It will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Plaza del Sol of the ...

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 recognizes Black History Month as an opportunity for students and faculty to remember the struggle. B...

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