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How SMU celebrates Black History Month

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February 1st marked the start of Black History Month, a time dedicated to the reflection of African American’s place in American history. In the past, SMU has celebrated Black History Month with movie screenings, lectures and the Annual Black Excellence Ball p... More »

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Simmons commemorates Black History Month

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The Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development is hosting a night of commemoration for Black History Month on Saturday Feb. 6 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Musical performances, American history, and discussion at the event will pay tribu... More »

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Reflections on Black History Month

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By Bethany Mackingtee This winter, students across the country celebrated Black History Month. They read books by black authors, wrote research papers on civil rights activists, memorized Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech, or watched videos abou... More »

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Why we need Black History Month

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By Tyler Owen Every February my Facebook and Twitter feeds are flooded with a plethora of inspirational quotes photoshopped onto images of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. But about two years ago, a new image began to pop up. Superimposed, the image feat... More »