Program changes hands

Black History Month to be led by center The university’s Black History Month celebration will be out of the Africana studies department’s control for the first time in 44 years. Sapphire Cureg, director of the Center for Inclusive Excellence, told ... Continue Reading →

Highest-ranking black woman in Army Reserve speaks on black history

 One of first black marines also honored   The first black woman to hold the position of Major General in the United States Army Reserve, Maj. Gen. Marcia M. Anderson, said she credits her success to her family and blacks who have made military ... Continue Reading →

Author tells story of Illinois slave

Even though Illinois was considered a slavery-free state, Lydia Titus had to win her freedom four times while living within the state’s borders. Even though the Mason Dixon Line placed Illinois into the free states, slaves could still legally be brought ... Continue Reading →

Black History Month to highlight campus diversity

The Africana Studies major at SIUC is just one step the university has taken to bring diversity to the campus. Though the subject includes far more than can be taught in a month, Black History Month will be observed throughout February and will feature ... Continue Reading →
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