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Drawing of Audre Lorde

Black History Month: Audre Lorde

Black History Month: Audre Lorde

Due to unforseen circumstances at the last minute, our Black History Month writer was unable to write their article this week. In lieu of an article, we want to display a piece of student artwork of Audre Lorde created by Astra Mederios. Lorde was featured in last week’s Black History Month article.  To read about

Audre Lorde, female presenting black woman with an afro, holding glasses and looking into the camera

Black History Month: Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde Photo by Salimah Ali Audre Lorde, born on Feb. 18, 1934, was a first-generation Caribbean-American feminist, womanist, librarian and civil rights activist. She described herself as “Black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet.” Her life’s work was centered around the injustices of racism, classism, sexism, capitalism, heteronormativity and homophobia (Poetry Foundation, 2019). Lorde has remarkable

Celebrating Black History Month

This February, the Black Student Union (BSU) and the Diversity and Intercultural Center (D&IC) have worked together to develop a series of events to celebrate Black History Month. Malcolm Davis, sophomore and Diversity & Intercultural Center Program Coordinator, collaborated with Sarah Navy, junior and Black Student Union (BSU) President, to organize these events.   In

Students consider campus identities in community-wide forum

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., concerned students and members of the Fox Cities Rotary Multicultural Center gathered in the Nathan Marsh Pusey Room for the event “How Far Have We Come?: A Community Conversation.” Hosted by the Committee on Diversity Affairs and the Office of Multicultural Affairs — known as CODA

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