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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Students attended the Blacker Than You event, which was hosted by BUS, on Feb. 8, 2022.

BUS kicks off its first Black History Month event, Blacker Than You

Alton Northup Senior Reporter February 9, 2022

“Who does your mama constantly remind you she isn’t?” a presenter asked at the front of the room. “One of your lil friends!” a crowd of more than 20 students yelled out. Kent State Black United...

Black History Month often drives sellers to create sections promoting Black stories. Kent State University’s bookstore is no different.  

Black history, antiracism booklist to continue a year of educated reading

Brianna Camp Reporter March 4, 2021

Now that Black History Month has come to a close, you may be questioning: “How can I celebrate Black voices all year round?” or, “What can I do to continue my education of Black stories (and histories)...

Left: Moores senior photo in the 1973 Chestnut Burr yearbook. Middle: A headshot of Moore used in a 1994 edition of the Daily Kent Stater. At that point, he was 43 years old and the acting chairman of the Department of Pan-African Studies. Right: Moore’s most recent Kent State headshot. 

KSU community mourns E. Timothy Moore, leader who upheld tradition of empowering Black students

Lyndsey Brennan, The Kent Stater Alex Gray, UHURU Magazine February 23, 2021

E. Timothy Moore, associate dean emeritus in Kent State’s College of Arts and Sciences and emeritus professor of Pan-African Studies, died unexpectedly on Feb. 1 from an aortic dissection, a tear in...

Edward Crosby with the Institute of African American Affairs staffers: Willie Robinson, Wylie Smith, III, Subash and two unidentified young women.

Founder of Institute for African American Affairs dies; revolutionized Black students’ education

Kelly Krabill Reporter February 19, 2021

Edward Crosby, who empowered Black students’ education as the founder of Kent State’s Institute for African American Affairs, died Feb. 10. He was 88 years old. Crosby led the Department of Pan-African...

Do it for the Culture

‘I do It for the culture, but you can see I never do it for the culture vultures’: the USG Do It For The Culture event

Brianna Camp reporter February 15, 2021

Despite the challenges of the past year and their continued presence, Undergraduate Student Government’s Director of Programming Jhariah Wadkins and his friends DJ Smillz and Ramone Hardy have put...

A true Kent State legacy: E. Timothy Moore

Gianna DaPra TV2 Reporter February 3, 2021

As Black History Month begins, the loss of a true legacy at Kent State and the Black community will not be forgotten.  Kent state alumni and highly recognized professor E. Timothy Moore died earlier...

This April 14, 2015 photo provided by Philip Greenberg shows Deborah Archer in New York. Archer, a professor at New York University School of Law with expertise in civil rights and racial justice, has become the first Black person in the 101-year history of the American Civil Liberties Union to be elected its president. The ACLU announced Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, that Archer was elected over the weekend in a virtual meeting of the organization’s 69-member board of directors. (Philip Greenberg via AP)

ACLU, for first time in its 101-year history, elects an African American as its president

Leah Asmelash, CNN February 1, 2021

(CNN) -- Deborah Archer, a clinical law professor at New York University, has been elected as the new president of the American Civil Liberties Union -- the first Black person to hold the position.The...

Carter Goodwin Woodson (1875-1950), African-American historian, is shown in a head and shoulders portrait.

Meet the man who created Black History Month

Originally Published: 01 FEB 21 09:01 ET By CNN Staff February 1, 2021

   (CNN) -- February marks Black History Month, a federally recognized, nationwide celebration that calls on all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African-Americans have played in shaping...

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The Fashion School celebrates Black History Month

Hailey Phillips Reporter February 20, 2020

The first Black History Month celebration for the Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising created an opportunity for students to learn and honor the history of the...

Master drummer David Coleman (right) and a Kent State student (left) perform an African drum call during the 50th anniversary celebration of Black History month on Feb. 15, 2020.

Kent State celebrates 50 years of Black History Month

Kimmy Daniels Reporter February 15, 2020

The 50th anniversary celebration of Black History Month at Kent State honored the four men known for starting the celebration, and those who continue their legacy. In February 1970, two alumni, Carl Gregory...

Janine Tiffe, doctor of ethnomusicology and assistant professor, rehearses a dance with the African Ensemble. The dancers waved small towels around to music. Nov. 13, 2019

Dance ensemble explores African cultures

Lindsey Sellman Reporter February 9, 2020

Kent State’s African Ensemble allowed one student to discover a side of her identity  she never previously explored.Faith Forinash, a senior music education major, joined the African Ensemble in the...

Film Friday: Black History Month creates a conversation about intersectionality and activism.

Kimmy Daniels Reporter February 9, 2020

Who organized the March on Washington? Easy — Martin Luther King Jr., right? Actually, it was his organizer and strategist Bayard Rustin. Rustin was a staple in the Civil Rights Movement and organized...

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