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Tag: Black History Month

Black History Month 2022: Recognizing the Contributions of Trailblazing Black Scientists

The underrepresentation of Black Americans in science-related fields remains a significant problem in higher education and the workforce at large. African Americans make up...

African American History Month John Chavis: America’s First Black College Graduate

African American History Month 2021 is expected to be a remarkable time for commemoration and celebration following a year of heightened racial tensions. This...

African American History: A Look Back at Early Student Activism

For more than three centuries, African Americans have overcome barriers and defied restrictions to gain access to higher education, but it wasn’t until after...

Acting Secretary of Education Commemorates Black History Month

In a recently released statement about the commemoration of Black History Month this February, acting Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. recognized the...

Black History Month Celebrates 40th Anniversary

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the formal recognition of Black History Month by the U.S. government — and the 90th anniversary of...

Colorado State University Celebrates Black History Month with Student-Designed Hat

Colorado State University (CSU) kicked off Black History Month in February by selling a limited-edition, student-designed hat at the university bookstore. Freshman Varehya Pratt, a...

College Basketball Uniforms Honor Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, which spans the month of February, sports apparel brand Adidas has unveiled commemorative uniforms for three college basketball...