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Kent Wired

Vince Robinson, a multi-genre musician, journalist and photographer, played the keyboard and piano during Words in Sound event on Feb. 9.

Poet Mwatabu Okantah shares African culture, history with community through poetry and song

Isabella Schreck Reporter February 11, 2022

In celebration of Black History Month, Mwatabu Okantah, interim chair of the Department of Africana Studies, shared the story of his African culture through poetry and song Wednesday in Murphy Auditorium. In...

Lo Denmon, assistant director of the LGBTQ+ Center, spoke about being a queer first-generation college student at the townhall on Thurs. Sept. 23. Denmon holds a bachelors in psychology and a masters in professional counseling and college student affairs.

Kent town hall discusses safe spaces in education

Reegan Saunders Reporter September 26, 2021

Education is a necessary part of growth, but it is often inaccessible, Lo Denmon, assistant director of the LGBTQ+ Center, told a Kent State town hall Thursday. As a queer first-generation college student,...

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...

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...

Junior Gabrielle Blake, an officer of Black United Students (BUS) at Kent State University, leads the protesters from Oscar Ritchie Hall to the rock while chanting on Sept. 11, 2020.

Students continue to protest for change within Kent State

Megan Becker Reporter September 11, 2020

Editor’s note: This article contains language that may be offensive to some readers.The second day of the Black Lives Matter peaceful protest took place Sept. 11 with hundreds of students protesting...

Protesters start to walk toward Oscar Richie Hall and then down to the rock during the Black Lives Matter protest on Sept. 10, 2020.

‘It is bigger than the rock’: Students call for change after racist messages

Owen MacMillan Sports editor September 10, 2020

Correction: In a previous version of this story, a quote was incorrectly attributed to Kamalenn Gillespie. This quote has been removed.Hundreds of Kent State students gathered in front of the Student Center...

Kent State sorority, Delta Gamma, participates in card making and a group-facilitated discussion about partners at the first Black United Students, Feb. 5, 2020.

Start with self-love: Black United Students kick off the spring semester

Annie Zwisler Reporter February 6, 2020

Patrick Ferguson, president of Black United Students, tried to quiet the room as students discussed self-love.“You are all so passionate,” Ferguson said.Black United Students gave self-love their own...

Felix Kumah-Abiwu, founder of the Center of African Studies, at the launch in Oscar Ritchie room 230. Nov. 21, 2019.  

State of the African Economy lecture welcomes new Center for African Studies

Kennedi Combs Diversity reporter November 22, 2019

“Today’s event is a dream,” Co-founder and Director of the new Center of African Studies, Felix Kumah-Abiwu, said.Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m., the Department of Pan-African Studies launched the...

The “Big O” brings all genders together during sex week

“Orgasms for people with penises are like spotting a black squirrel on campus: they’re everywhere,” said Lindsay Fram, professional sex educator from Sex Discussed Here! “But orgasms for people...

Kent Interhall Council to host ‘I Heart Female Orgasm’ event

Orgasm experts and amateurs of all genders can laugh and learn something new about female anatomy and orgasms at the Kent Interhall Council’s “I Heart Female Orgasm” event on Tuesday night.The event...

Black United Students had their first meeting at Oscar Ritchie to talk about what theyre planning for its 50th anniversary. 

Black United Students prepares to celebrate 50th anniversary

Robyn Berandi September 8, 2018

During the first meeting of the semester, Black United Students (BUS) executive board members and Department of Pan-African studies faculty explained to students why the 50th anniversary is important.“You...

The evolution of African-American poetry

Faith Riggs May 5, 2018

A slow walk to the mic.A quick glimpse of the audience before a few moments of truth.“As long as I’m comfortable with what I’ve written,” said Kaela Staples-Still, a senior theatre studies major...

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