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A tale of two leaders: Harriet Jacobs and A. Phillip Randolph change history

Important figures in Black history extend beyond the borders of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Harriet Tubman, yet these seem to be some of the only familiar names to many. Unless one takes time to study Black history for him- or herself, one may never know the amazing contributions of ...

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‘The F Word’ defines feminism, debunks stereotypes

Feminism is a high-profile topic in the media and elsewhere, yet there are often negative connotations to the word. On Monday, Feb. 9, the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance held an event called “The F-Word,” an attempt to break negative stereotypes in a friendly, discussion-based setting. This is the second time the FMLA ...

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‘Birdman’ lifts Keaton to new heights

“Birdman,” or “The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance,” directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, is a compelling drama-comedy that explores the phenomenon of actors being known for one role and their struggle to conquer it. Iñárritu chose Michael Keaton to star as Riggan Thomson, an appropriate fit since Keaton has been professionally ...

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College Sweethearts: Professor David Major talks love, working with his wife

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, love is the main theme, from gifts to events on campus. Many couples meet while in school, and Professor David Major was one of them. Major, a technical writing teacher for the English department at APSU, said he has been married to Professor ...

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Pop vocalist Sam Smith slays at Grammys

Somewhere in England sits a man who was the unwitting inspiration for the biggest winner at the Grammy Awards. He’s the man who loved, and dumped, 22-year-old British soul singer Sam Smith. Smith’s yearning hit “Stay With Me” won Grammys for song and record of the year, and he was ...

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‘Black Ink, Blue Collar’

The Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center houses a variety of African American artwork, but for the month of February, in honor of Black History Month, the WNDAACC will be displaying original art by alumna, Miesha Arnold. The featured piece is entitled “Black Ink, Blue Collar.” The exhibit features ...

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