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Events happening during Black History Month

Itzel Saucedo Dominguez, Reporter // February 9, 2024

Black History Month is an annual celebration that acknowledges the accomplishments of Black people  as well as their contributions to U.S. history. At Chico State, we have programs and events dedicated...

Group of people gathered in the BMU listening to poetry being read aloud.

Chico celebrates 42nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration: Victory in unity

Kaitlin Moore, Reporter // February 10, 2023

Community members gathered in the Bell Memorial Union on Sunday for the 42nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. The event, organized by the Chico MLK Unity Group, the Chico State Black Student...

Joshua Curls driving pass a defender while playing for the Wildcats.

Chico athletes reflect on Black History Month

Jacob Milligan, Reporter // February 24, 2021

February is Black History Month in the United States. The month honors and remembers important African American figures and events throughout history.   In the sports world, many Black athletes have...

Chico State is celebrating Black History Month with a series of virtually interactive events.

‘America’s Got Talent’ winner Brandon Leake leads virtual spoken word performances

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // February 16, 2021

CSU Chico is celebrating Black History Month with a series of Zoom presentations and film showings. Brandon Leake, a poet and motivational speaker, led a series of performances from Chico State students....

Three ladies take turns singing their parts of the song

Celebration Gospel Choir of Chico fills Harlen Adams Theatre with energy and spirit

Mitchell Kret // February 18, 2019
The Choir hosted "Living the Gospel" on campus in celebration of Black History Month
The opening remarks note a night of celebration of the Harlem Renaissance. Photo credit: Rachael Bayuk

“A Night in Harlem” brings power, resilience and excellence

Rachael Bayuk // February 11, 2019
A multicultural crowd gathered to discuss being black in America.
Timeline highlighting key moments in black history

Timeline highlighting key moments in black history

Jason Spies // February 28, 2015
As February comes to an end, it reminds people of what has happened in the past and how it has shaped our present.
Julie Atlas shows off her 1920s fashion at the Rent Party costume contest Thursday night.Photo credit: Shannon Miller

Harlem Renaissance revived by rent party

Ashiah Scharaga // February 28, 2014
Chico State's ninth annual Harlem Renaissance Rent Party brings 1920s style and spirit to campus for a good cause.
Differences dont make us different

Differences don’t make us different

February 25, 2014
'The Founding Fathers probably would have paid their slaves if they knew about white guilt.'
Prin Mayowa. Photo credit: Kasey Judge

Awkward moments arise from cultural misunderstandings

Prin Mayowa // February 21, 2014
The Founding Fathers probably would have paid their slaves if they knew about white guilt.
Mazi Noble, Chico State alumnus and university catalog editor, was in attendance at the event.Photo credit: Amanda Hovik

Conversation on campus challenges racism

Amanda Hovik // February 11, 2014
A Health and Wellness Center counselor led a seminar on handling racism-related conflicts.
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