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Ben Caldwell an arts educator and independent filmmaker speaks to students about using Sankofa principals for food production, community education, and improvements at the Third Annual African Studies Symposium on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Northridge Center in Northridge, Calif. (Photo Credit: David J. Hawkins/ Photo Editor)

Symposium discusses sustainability concerns in the African world

Gabriela Rodriguez April 22, 2014

The African Studies Interdisciplinary Minor Program held a symposium that discussed why Africa is having an environmental crisis and what can be done to prevent future damage. The event, Sustainability...

Hip Hop Think Tank event to bring attention to deportation, incarceration

Champaign Williams February 19, 2014

More than 2.2 million people are incarcerated in the U.S. each year, and nearly 2 million immigrants have been incarcerated since the beginning of the Obama administration in 2008, according to The Sentencing...

Illustration by Julie Salvaterria/Contributor

Raise your voices: Ethnic studies needs students to stand up

Calvin Ratana February 17, 2014

Cal State Los Angeles’s Academic Senate meeting last month must have had a tense atmosphere as over 100 students, community members and activists jammed the room. But why are so many people attending...

Pan-African studies to present documentary about CSUN activism

Crystal Chwierut February 11, 2014

The Pan-African studies department will present a documentary highlighting the struggles of students in the 1960s and 1970s as they sought to establish ethnic studies programs. “The Storm at Valley...

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

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

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...

Pan-African Studies class present posters about issues facing colored men in todays society

Pan-African Studies class present posters about issues facing colored men in today’s society

Ana Rodriguez November 26, 2013

CSUN students from the Pan African Studies course, “The Black Man in Contemporary Times,” presented posters concerning the struggles men of color face in today’s society. The poster session, officially...

Black Graduation honors students for their achievements

Black Graduation honors students for their achievements

Charlie Kaijo May 19, 2013

Students, faculty, and family members gathered together late Sunday afternoon to celebrate the Black Graduation ceremony held on the lawn behind Manzanita Hall. Anthony Ratcliff, pan-african studies...

Professor screens film on black masculinity throughout history

Patsy Powell April 17, 2013

A full theater of diverse ages and backgrounds gathered in CSUN’s Little Theater Wednesday for the premiere of “From Buckism to Barackism,” a documentary about black masculinity throughout history. The...

Black Panther Film Festival continues for second day

Black Panther Film Festival continues for second day

Julia Vazhenina October 4, 2012

  CSUN’s Department of Pan African studies held the second day of the 2012 Film Festival of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense Thursday at the Satellite Student Union. The festival...

Pan African Studies to host Black Panther Film Fest

Amanda El Khoury October 1, 2012

The Pan African Studies department is hosting the Black Panther Party For Self-Defense Film Festival, with co-sponsor the Black Student Union. The Black Panther Party was created in the 1960s as a response...

Illustration by Jeromy Velasco

CSUN celebrates Black History Month by “breaking the chains”

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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