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“Clash of Orgs” event brings organizations of color together on campus

March 4, 2023

The College of Arts and Sciences collaborated with two organizations of color on campus to promote Black History Month. The event brought organizations of color together to socialize and enjoy an evening...

DC Moore at the Rathskeller for Afrobeats Karaoke on Feb. 24, 2023.

KIC celebrates Black History Month with Afrobeat karaoke

Jillian Schrift , Reporter February 25, 2023

The rhythmic beat of percussion and vocals echoed from the Rathskeller as about a dozen students gathered to sing and dance to karaoke Friday evening. Afrobeat, a distinct sound that blends traditional...

New archive gives snapshot off Kent’s past

February 24, 2023

After years of work, more than a thousand pictures of Kent State's history have been digitized. On Thursday, Kent State alum Layfayette Toliver was honored for his photography as a student in the late...

FedEx Custom Critical CEO, president showcased at PRSSA Kent’s Black History Month celebration

Anthony Zacharyasz, Reporter February 22, 2023

Ramona Hood, CEO and president of FedEx Custom Critical, shared her myriad of experiences with the company, as well as her insight and advice in the field Tuesday night. “There's a piece of being...

PRSSA to host FedEx Custom Critical CEO president Feb. 21

PRSSA to host FedEx Custom Critical CEO president Feb. 21

Anthony Zacharyasz, Reporter February 15, 2023

Correction: Ramona Hood's title was originally reported incorrectly. Networking skills, negotiation tactics and self advocacy tools will all be topics discussed in an event featuring Ramona Hood, FedEx...

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...

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