As we continue to honor the contributions the Black community has made throughout U.S. history, we cannot discredit some of the most revolutionary inventions made by black inventors over the course of American history. Black inventors are responsible for some of the world’s greatest technological and social advancements today. However, many Black inventors were discredited… Read More Do You Know Your History? Black Inventors We Forgot About
Fashion today is unequivocally pioneered in Black culture. However, the history of Black fashion is complex. Mostly built on colonial racism and the subjugation of Black and brown bodies, fashion industries were well known to whitewash and profit off of Black culture without respectfully acknowledging our history. With the events of 2020 regarding the Black… Read More Do You Know Your History? Fashion Trends that Originated from Black Culture
The question is pertinent, for it provides a look into the persistent ambivalence of Black identity in America. While it is acknowledged that Black History Month as it is recognized in the United States is celebrated in February, it is unclear whether this means that this month’s intent is to recognize only the contributions of… Read More Is it Black History Month or African American History Month?
Organizations all around campus are hosting events in honor of Black History Month. The Black Student Union and Multicultural Programming have come together for the second time this month to host “Poetry for the Soul”: an event to highlight black poetry and culture. This event took place on the evening of Feb. 11th on the… Read More BSU and MP Present: “Poetry for the Soul” a Poetry Night on the Housing Lawn
On Feb. 6 2021, the Black Undergraduate Theatre Collective hosted Women of Soul. This event was streamed from the FAU Amphitheater via YouTube. The showcase featured music from Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross and the Supremes, and Martha Reeves and the Vandellas. The event was meant to focus on the stories of these trailblazing women and… Read More The Black Undergraduate Theatre Collective Presents: Women of Soul
“Those who have no record of what their forebearers have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of bibliography and history.” – Carter G. Woodson As a young black boy in the American education system, my educators every year planned well thought out activities that sparked critical thinking and examination of the most… Read More The Man Behind Black History Month: Carter G. Woodson
A Recap of the 6th annual Blazers In The Arts event, an annual gathering of the black community held by Progressive Black Men
Inc. to celebrate the arts in all its glory.
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