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Tag: Black History Month

Prime Minister of Jamaica visits MU, speaks on climate change in Caribbean

The future of Jamaica rests in the hands of eco-activists.

Documentary to premiere in the U.S. as part of MU’s Black History Month

The premiere of “The Many Natalia Bolívar: Art, Utopia, and Religion” on Feb. 1 gives insight into Afro-Cuban religion and its impact on Cuban culture.

For the Love of Movies: Spike Lee’s sophomore film is still relevant

“School Daze” reveals a timeless understanding of racial tension.

To Stephanie Shonekan, Black History Month means ‘everything'

The chairwoman of the black studies department compels us to “unite in our resolve” to improve life for everyone.

Test your knowledge with MOVE’s Black History Month quiz

You may have to dust off your history books for this quiz. See how much you know about Black History Month and these notable figures.

‘Two Plays in Two Days: X’ explores the assassination of Malcolm X

‘X’ leaves the audience to reflect upon their place in history.

Junior JoMerra Watson alters iconic paintings to confront contemporary issues

The series, “Rewrite,” displayed at MU’s Visual Art and Design Showcase, presents modern-day twists on popular paintings.

Doctoral student Rachel Grant dives into black feminism

Grant: “For me, Black History is every day. Not only because I am a black woman, but also that’s what I study.”

Author Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor speaks at MU about black liberation

Taylor: “We must be clear about how we got to this point. And in doing so, it is critical to remember that embedded inside of every right-wing backlash is the failure of the liberal establishment to provide a better way."

Something for everyone at MU Black History Month events

There are so many ways to get yourself involved with Black History Month here at MU.

Harvard professor presents about racial democracy in Cuba

De La Fuente talks about the racist culture after the Cuban Revolution and how to combat racism in the future.

MU’s Black History Month events aim to celebrate, challenge

Black History Month events are sponsored by schools and departments within the university while others are the result of partnerships with student and community organizations.

Civil rights activist Evers-Williams speaks on progress, struggle

Inspired by the murder of her husband Medgar Evers, Evers-Williams became a leader in the civil rights movement.

Marnae Chavers works to make powerful experiences for black students

The president of the Legion of Black Collegians is looking to leave a legacy on the organization when she graduates.

McElderry leads BCC, educates students

McElderry says he is proud of MU’s growth in diversity.

Michael Middleton shaped black history for MU

Middleton was one of the first black students to graduate from the MU School of Law.

From Gaines to Strickland: Professors share black history at MU

Michael Middleton spoke about his experiences with discrimination while a student at MU.

Film viewing sparks discussion on race

Columbia held the event in honor of Black History Month.

Alpha Phi Alpha presents 'The Take Back'

It will also sponsor the event, 'Evolution: Black Man's Think Tank.'