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The beginning of Black History Month

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By Tyrell Russell It’s beginning to feel a lot like Black History Month. Black History Month is a magical time of the year when we celebrate every toilet flush, cell phone call, load of laundry, opened door, good hair day, scrambled egg, peanut butter and jell... More »

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Celebrating Black History Month at SMU

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Black History Month has occurred every February since 1976 when President Gerald R. Ford first officially recognized the national celebration. Before this, many college campuses, mayors and city officials had been setting aside one week in February to recogniz... More »

Black alumni celebrate excellence at annual ball

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The Annual Black Excellence Ball hosted by the Association of Black Students was entirely different from years past. The multicultural group invited its alumni counterpart, SMU Black Alumni, to participate in the capstone Black History Month Event held Saturda... More »

The Progression of the Black Woman

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So often, when the progression of black people as a whole is discussed it’s done in a way that is familiar, stale and very reminiscent of the cursory Black History Month lessons we are given in elementary and middle school. We’re given a glimpse into the atroc... More »

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Students help organize Black History Month

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  When Faith Miller came to SMU, she didn’t really have any friends on campus. So she joined the Association of Black Students. Three years later and now a senior, Miller is the vice president of Association of Black Students. Her involvements in ABS not only ... More »