Dayton proclaims Black History Month in Minnesota

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"That would have been unheard of in Woodson's day".

The UM Gospel Choir performs furing the university's Black History Month opening ceremony February 1 in Fulton Chapel.

Thursday marked the start of Black History Month.

"We want to make sure that theme weaves through what we're doing".

Black History Month is officially underway, and one organization created an adorable news parody starring mini reporters to kick off the celebration.

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"Black folks have always been a people of seekers, makers and doers", he said.

"In the US, despite the racism and troubles, there has always been recognition of people of African descent, but not so in Canada".

"When I voiced my ambition to go to Harvard, I was told by teachers, guidance counselors, and even some family members that "people like me" didn't go to schools like that", Torres wrote. "We hope that people will know that we're doing this project, and are interested in participating in any way that they can or helping us find people who do want to participate". Foster was introduced by Nekkita Beans, president of the university's Black Student Union. "However, our Black Panther movie premier showing at Flint Hills cinema is first come first serve for the first 100 students that are at the event with a valid student ID". The team will examine key moments in history through in-game videos and examine personal experiences like trips to the National Civil Rights Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, and other unique opportunities.

Cromwell said at the end of the month, they will have a celebration at the Williams School.

Monday, 6:30 p.m.: Forgotten Roots: the Untold Story of Black Muslims in America, presented by the London chapter of the Muslim Association of Canada, at Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St., and featuring guest speaker Amir Muhammad, director of the Islamic Heritage Museum in Washington D.C.



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