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February’s ‘First Friday’ honors Black History Month

February's 'First Friday' honors Black History Month
February 14, 2018

On the first Friday of every month, the City of Oakland blocks off West Grand Ave. down to Telegraph Ave. from 5 p.m to 9 p.m to host its monthly “First Fridays.” First Fridays is a community run event...

Academy Awards joke not funny

Illustration by Brittany England/The Pioneer
March 10, 2016

Despite being ostracized by members of the Black community for statements she made preceding the Oscars, Chris Rock introduced Stacey Dash, the actress most famed for her role as Dionne in the 1995 movie...

Must see Black History Month films

Must see Black History Month films
March 11, 2015

Here’s a list of films to watch during Black History Month that help to explore and celebrate the depths of the African American experience throughout history. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? (1967) The...

Traditional African music graces campus

Ysaye Barnwell, former member of the performance ensemble group, Sweet Honey On The Rock, shows audience members how to keep a rhythm on Tuesday in the Music Building on the Hayward campus.
February 26, 2015

Former member of the performance ensemble group Sweet Honey On The Rock, Ysaye Barnwell, led “A participatory singing journey through African American history” on Tuesday night, as part of the CSUEB...

ASI to host film screening

ASI to host film screening
February 12, 2015

In celebration of Black History Month, Associated Students Incorporated will host screenings of the movie “Dear White People” on Tuesday, Feb. 17 throughout the day. The free screenings will take...

#ThrowbackThursday: Celebrating Black History Month

#ThrowbackThursday: Celebrating Black History Month
February 5, 2015

February 6th 2014 I’ve been able to curb my growing need to shout, “It’s Black History Month!” to my friends and colleagues this week, but I can’t dismiss the feeling of disparity...

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