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Stan Lee and Jack Kirby were long time collaborators of Marvel Comics. Photo credit: Coby Crisler

The Black history of Marvel Comics

Coby Crisler February 14, 2022

Stan Lee, widely regarded as a comic book revolutionary, found inspiration from many sources and went on to create gods and heroes of all types. Specifically, Lee looked at the society of his time, taking...

The month of February is celebrated as Black History Month. Photo credit: Pixabay

Black health and Black history

Connor Hopson February 2, 2022

Black History Month at Weber State University kicked off with keynote speaker Bryan Hotchkins, where he addressed Black health and wellness by framing all seven sections of his newest book, “My Black...

Peaceful protestors gather June 6, 2020, to stand together for the Black Lives Matter movement. Photo credit: Sarah Earnshaw

Inclusion can only be acquired through true improvement

Raymond Lucas April 21, 2021

In this country, each state has a reputation that may or may not be fair, but Utah is viewed as a seat of racism, and it’s up to the Beehive state to change that. On Feb. 5, Emily Anderson of the...

On Feb 25, 2021, University of Utah professor William Smith gave a presentation to Weber State on the education of Black History and why it is needed in society today. (ISRAEL CAMPA/The Signpost)

A discussion of scientific racism and racial battle fatigue

Kierstynn King March 1, 2021

University of Utah professor William Smith posed two questions during his virtual speech on Black History Month on Feb. 23: "Why do we need Black History Month?" and "Why do we need Black history?" The...

Ruby Bridges, civil rights activist, spoke to the WSU community on Feb. 18. Bridges was the little girl depicted in Norman Rockwells painting of the beginning of the desegregation of local schools in Louisiana in 1960. Photo credit: Weber State University

A walk back in history with Ruby Bridges

Lissete Landaverde February 22, 2021

In a webinar held by Weber State University for Black History Month, civil rights activist Ruby Bridges shared her story with the community over Zoom on Feb. 18. At six years old, Bridges was one of the...

Beyond King, Parks, and Douglass: WSU celebrates Black History Month

Beyond King, Parks, and Douglass: WSU celebrates Black History Month

Danya Gil February 2, 2019

Celebrations around most parts of the country revolve around the same figures--Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks--year after year. However, WSU students and faculty believe there is more to the African-American...

Gospel music festival inspires students to shine

Ally Nelson January 30, 2019

Choirs and singers from throughout Utah delivered messages of faith, hope and love for WSU’s 19th annual Gospel Music Festival in the Browning Center Austad Auditorium on Jan. 25. The theme for this...

Loki Mulholland introducing his film to attendees at the screening of The Uncomfortable Truth on Feb. 13. Photo credit: Chloe Walker

Making the ‘Uncomfortable Truth’ known

Alyson Johnson February 16, 2018

In honor of Black History Month, Weber State hosted a film screening and panel discussion on the history of slavery and the problem of racism that continues to exist today in America. Students, along with...

The Black Scholars United feature in the 1982 version of Weber State College’s yearbook “The Acorn.” (Signpost Archives)

BSU’s journey promoting black culture continues 50 years later

Alyson Johnson February 9, 2018

After 50 years of promoting leadership and education for black students at Weber State, Black Scholars United continues to inspire, encourage and provide support for all minority students.BSU was established...

Group of Florida migrants on their way to Cranberry, New Jersey, to pick potatoes. Near Shawboro, North Carolina          July 1940      Jack Delano      fsa.8c35333      FSA/OWI Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Previews week of Feb. 12

Maddy Van Orman February 9, 2018

America's Role in Black History A Town Hall Conversation About Race is a series that takes place at the Dumke Legacy Hall at Weber State University's Ogden campus. There will be a film and discussion focused...

Dr. Mark Henderson, center-left, leads the Weber State University Chamber Choir as part of the Jan 19 Gospel Fest. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

‘The Dream Still Continues’ with 18th annual gospel fest

Alyson Johnson January 25, 2018

Choirs and singing groups throughout Utah participated in bringing their messages of hope and inspiration to Weber State University’s 18th annual Gospel Music Festival on Jan. 19.Among the choirs...

Pollo frito con morunas de pan es un plato común de alimento del alma de la cocina afro-americana. (Fuente: Tribune News Service)

Comida Del Alma

Emily Padilla February 6, 2017

Durante el movimiento por los derechos civiles a mediados de la década de 1960, el término "soul" o alma se usó mucho para referirse a la cultura negra. Palabras como "soul music" o incluso...

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