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Black Panther screening: a celebration of Black culture

Black Panther screening: a celebration of Black culture

Beto Macedo, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

In commemoration of Black History Month, Associated Students of Foothill College Senator Hodan Farah and Heritage Month Coordinator Ashanti Miller hosted a screening of Marvel’s Black Panther at Foothill College to kick off this week’s theme: Afrofuturism. The aroma of popcorn permeated the Hearth...

How do You Step? Black History Month Closing Event

How do You Step? Black History Month Closing Event

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018

“How do you step?” was the question Jason Nious, founder of MOLODI, asked an unwitting student as he walked into the Foothill cafeteria on Wednesday February 28th. Unsure of what to do, the student slowly shuffled away -- demonstrating to everyone in the room how he stepped. Nious and MOLODI perform...

Opinion: The Language of Racism

Opinion: The Language of Racism

Eman Magzoub, Staff Writer

February 24, 2018

“Ew, your color is like chocolate.” said a little girl in disgust. It was the first time I had heard that word being used in a negative way. Chocolate. Everyone loves chocolate. How come my chocolate colored skin was gross to them? As a five year old, I didn’t get it -- but it still spited ...

Black History Month Opening Ceremony Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Black History Month Opening Ceremony Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

February 13, 2018

Every seat and every inch of wall space of the dining room was filled as the Foothill College community awaited the Opening Ceremony of Black History Month this past Wednesday. The event honored the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, an iconic figure in the fight for civi...

#BlackMindsMatter: Assumptions of Criminality

#BlackMindsMatter: Assumptions of Criminality

Stephen So, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

The #BlackMindsMatter Movement started on Foothill College in a screening of the “Black Minds Matter” webinar series last Fall presented by Dr. Luke Wood of UC San Diego. On Friday, February 9, a recap of the event was hosted by Sam White and Carolyn Holcroft in the Hearthside Lounge. An underl...

A Musical Start to Black History Month

A Musical Start to Black History Month

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

“I do apologize for walking into your home, and not letting you know we were coming,” spoke a dancer to the beat of the drums. She introduced the music to the cafeteria in the form of a poem: peaceful, rhythmic, intertwined with powerful lines that drew in the crowd. “This land we eat from, t...

Black History Month: Breaking Barriers Beyond Belief

Black History Month: Breaking Barriers Beyond Belief

Stephen So, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017

According to the “Heritage & Health Series” calendar presented by the Associated Students of Foothill College (ASFC), Foothill will be celebrating Black History Month in February of next year with events and speakers. The “Heritage & Health Series” is a year-long calendar of events pla...

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