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...

Round-up: Black History Month at Queen’s

For African and Caribbean Students’ Association (ACSA) co-president Elorm Vowotor, Black History Month is a time to highlight “the stories, the history, [and] the struggles” of Black individuals.Continue...

The forgotten legacies of Queen’s Black medical students

In 1918, the Queen’s Faculty of Medicine implemented a ban on the admittance of Black students. Although some completed their education at Queen’s, a number of students at the time were forced to find new schools.Continue...

‘For the Culture’ event brings Black History Month to Ale

To kick off Black History Month, Ale House hosted its first ever ‘For the Culture’ event to celebrate Black culture and history as well as raise $2,000 for Black student scholarships.Continue...

Rap provides outlet for students on campus

At Queen’s, the rap and hip-hop scene has created a platform for students to discuss their university experience, specifically from the perspective of racialized students.

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AMS collaborates with University to introduce Black History Month Grant

Available for the first time this year through the AMS Social Issues Commission, the Black History Month Grant is available to black student groups on campus upon application. Created in October, the purpose of the money is to provide tangible support for Black History Month programming on campus.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...

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