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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Department of Pan-African Studies becomes Department of Africana Studies

Nicole Lew Reporter July 7, 2021

The Department of Pan-African Studies will be renamed to the Department of Africana Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences beginning fall 2021.The new name reflects the current vocabulary used as...

Alumnus Philip Bass reflects on 50 years of Black History Month and activism

Kimmy Daniels Reporter February 15, 2020

While many students know about the May 4th shootings, not everyone knows about the tension leading up to the event. Something that does not get commonly brought up is the Black Student Walkout that happened...

Students and members of Black United Students march from Black United Student’s home in Oscar Ritchie hall to the Student Center for a speech from civil rights leader and activist Julian Bond for the 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015.

Black United Students uses influence for positive change

Daisha Overstreet February 4, 2015

“Unite and stand up.” When students at Kent State heard these words of advice in January 1967, they formed a student group that quickly gained influence not just on campus, but around the world.Originally...

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