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Students travel back in time to ‘speak’ to Dr. Carter G. Woodson

Students travel back in time to ‘speak’ to Dr. Carter G. Woodson

Sadie Helmick, Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under Black History Month, NEWS, Showcase

Students traveled back in time to “talk” to Dr. Carter G. Woodson about his book, “The Mis-Education of the Negro,” Thursday. The book, written in 1933, is very relatable to today’s events and had played a role in many peoples’ lives. Four students came together at Drinko Library’s Atrium on...

First day of Black History Month proclaimed as Dr. Carter G. Woodson Day

Jordan Nelson, Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under Black History Month, NEWS

Dr. Carter G. Woodson was given recognition for his hard work and achievements during a ceremony on Marshall University’s campus Wednesday, marking the beginning of Black History Month. West Virginia officials proclaimed the first day of February 2017 as Dr. Carter G. Woodson Day, marking a day...

Black Out Day

Black Out Day

Christian Davis, Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under Black History Month, NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University’s Office of Student Affairs, Black United Students, Student Government Association and the Campus Activities Board sponsored Black Out Day Wednesday on Marshall’s campus. Students of all demographics were encouraged to wear black to kick off Black History Month. Adanne Gibbs,...

President Gilbert addresses divide at Carter G. Woodson Reception

Adam Stephens, Reporter
February 2, 2017
Filed under Black History Month, NEWS

As a result of the political climate in the United States, Americans are more divided now than ever before. Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert addressed the division as he delivered a speech on education as a way to bridge divides at a reception honoring Carter G. Woodson Wednesday at the...