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NAACP hosts ‘To Be Black or Black-ish’

On Thursday, the Missouri Western chapter of the NAACP hosted ‘To Be Black or Black-ish,’ a program designed to educate people about the black experience. The event was attended by six people in Spratt 201. Eric Toliver, President of the Western NAACP and host of the event, emphasized being genuine about yourself throughout the event. “My goal for ‘To Be... Read More

February theme celebrates African American women

Born in 1875, Mary McLeod Bethune was the daughter of slaves. Following her parent’s footsteps, she had to pick cotton as an African American girl. Skip to the year 1888, when Bethune receives a scholarship to Scotia Seminary inNorth Carolina. This opportunity sparked her ambition to be an educator and activist. Now fast forward to the year 1904. Because she... Read More