Tag: black history month

Shields advocates preservation of identity

Valerie Shields, one of the founders of the National African American Youth Ministers Network delivered her African American Christian vision of leadership entitled “Kujenga,” telling students at the University of La Verne to re-educate themselves and to bring back the notion of “I am because we are.”

Poetry event celebrates black history

February is Black History Month and the Afrikan-American Student Union (AASA), along with director, Nichole Mhoon, sophomore, organized a poetry reading on Monday, Feb. 12.

On the pulse of America’s morning

Once a year, a month is set aside to honor African-American history. For a short 28 days, the culture is celebrated with a festival of films, lectures, exhibits and activities.

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