black history month

Black history a cause for celebration

Queen’s first-ever Black History Month (BHM) opening ceremony was held last Friday night in the JDUC.Continue...

Being under the magnifying glass

I think Black History Month has always been a semi-awkward time for me. Having gone to predominantly white schools for the majority of my life, I’m used to being the only Black girl in most of my classes.Continue...

Unveiling history

This Black History Month is particularly special for me as it’s the first time I’ve explored the wonders of Black history on my own.Continue...

During Black History Month, other communities of colour can join in solidarity

Every person of colour is affected by systems of racism and oppression, but not all of us are affected by racism in the same way.Continue...

Queen's alum: Olympic athlete and Justice

Former Gael and Olympic athlete Justice Hugh Fraser, is nothing short of an honorable man.Continue...

Spoken word artist opens up conversation about blackface

In 2005, a white Queen’s student painted her face black for a “Miss Ethiopia” Halloween costume.Continue...

Robert Sutherland’s lasting legacy

Robert Sutherland’s enrolment at Queen’s was and continues to be a significant part of the school’s history. As someone who’s remembered not only for surpassing Canadian milestones, but saving...Continue...

Beyoncé’s “Formation” isn’t perfect, but it’s empowering

After releasing the music video for her latest single “Formation”, Beyoncé has gotten her fair share of both praise and criticism. Critics quickly took to their respective platforms to condemn Beyoncé's latest track, calling it anti-police and needlessly political.Continue...

A step into African culture

By no means would I ever label myself a dancer. As a child, even with the effort and support of my parents — and the trial and error of every form of dance under the sun — it just never worked out.Continue...

Jamaican coconut bread

Black History Month serves as a reminder of the importance of appreciating and exploring other cultures — and honestly, there’s nothing that brings people together quite like food.Continue...

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