Tag: black history month

Ebony Stewart slammed her way through hard topics during poetry event

By Connie Klimek Staff Writer Titan Productions hosted a spoken word poetry event showcasing the work of one of the top touring poets in the United States, Ebony Stewart.  Titan Productions described, “Stewart is an international touring poet and performance artist. Her work speaks to the Black experience, with emphasis on gender, sexuality, womanhood, and

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Darryl Heller honored for his work at the Civil Rights Heritage Center

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu The City of South Bend honored Dr. Darryl Heller, director of the Civil Rights Heritage Center and professor of the Women and Gender Studies department, for Black History Month in February. The city invited Heller for a ceremony to honor many community members for Black History Month. Throughout the month

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Not Quite News: Brendan still can’t read a calendar

By: BRENDAN MCDANIEL Staff Columnist @brendan_preface The white, middle-class university student from Indiana forgot that February was Black History Month, and nearly missed the opportunity to come up with a column on it?  Shocking, I know. I would like to take this opportunity to highlight one of my favorite black writers. Due to the fact

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Black History Month Events

Civil Rights Heritage Center #BLACKHISTORYMATTERS – Bring your family’s historic photographs and documents for scanning and saving. February 10, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Say It Loud, Say It Often – An evening of music, poetry and spoken word art – open mic poets welcome. February 20, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Celebrating Malcolm X – An event honoring the life

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Student Julius Miller debuts composition at “Lift Every Voice” concert

By: RYAN LOHMAN Staff Writer The sixth annual “Lift Every Voice: Celebrating the African American Spirit” concert will be held at the Northside Hall Campus Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. The South Bend Symphonic Choir and IU South Bend Gospel Choir will be performing with special guests Rodney Mack on trumpet, Maria Corley

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Black History Month at the IU South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center

By: NEIL KING Staff Writer February is dedicated to honoring and remembering the plights and triumphs of African Americans. George Gardner suggests that every month is Black History Month for him and his coworkers. Gardner works at IU South Bend’s Civil Rights Heritage Center (CRHC) in South Bend. According to Gardner, the CRHC is funded

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