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Students open up with filmmaker and one of The New Jersey 4

The cast answers questions about the documentary,

Anna Agundez

March 30, 2016

The Women's Studies Department along with the PRIDE Center and many other departments hosted the screening of the documentary "Out In The Night" on Tuesday. The documentary explains in-depth the injustice suffered by a group of African-American lesbian women who were sexually harassed and assaulted ...

Sac State offers new educational hub for students

Jasmine Alston

September 13, 2015

Sacramento State’s Peer and Academic Resource Center and Student Academic Success Program offer a new educational hub, dubbed the MLK Center, for students to study as well as learn about the variety of cultures on campus.The Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Center will be a place for students to come...

Soul Quest dancers express and inspire

Claudia Rivas

March 2, 2015

On Thursday, Feb. 26, Sacramento State’s Solano Hall played host to “Soul Quest,” a dance concert presented by the Sacramento/Black Art of Dance (S/BAD).The two-and-a-half-hour performance explores the journey of the human soul through the eyes of ten different choreographers.The sold-out show...

Theater department reenacts ’90s L.A. riot era

Jessica Vernone

February 18, 2015

Police brutality has been one of the most controversial topics in society. The frustration of the public continually feeling justice is not being served sometimes turns into protests and riots.The Rodney King case is one example that went down in history, causing 53 deaths and over 2,000 injuries du...

The term “American” is not colorless

State Hornet

October 27, 2014

Raven-Symone Pearman, commonly known as Raven-Symone, has been under fire lately after having told Oprah in an interview, "I'm not an African-American. I'm an American." She claims she did not want to be labeled and tried to explain that being simply "American" is a colorless term.The former child st...

Black History Month kicks off

The notes of Martin Luther King Jr's speech made in the 1967 at Sacramento State University, on display at the Sacramento State Multicultural Center.

A'talah Foster

February 6, 2013

Since 1976, Black History Month has been the month where African-Americans commemorate the hardships and struggles that have brought them to today.Although this celebrated month shows the strength in the African-American people, students begin contemplating the sole purpose of this annual celebration.Africa...

New One Book selected for 2011-12

Michele Norris' book,

Brett Johnson

May 12, 2011

Sacramento State's One Book Program's 2011-12 selection, Michele Norris's "The Grace of Silence: A Memoir," invites students to discuss racial identity. "The Grace of Silence: A Memoir" illuminates untold stories within the author's own African American family legacy and raises questions about our co...

Sac State students reach out to hunger strikers

Mallory Fites

May 9, 2011

Sacramento State students delivered a solidarity torch on Friday to hunger strikers at UC Berkeley. Senior anthropology major Estevan Hernandez and senior sociology major Amanda Mooers made the hour and a half drive to deliver the torch, which was intended to encourage seven students who haven't ...