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Utah State Rep. Sandra Hollins speaking to the committee in charge of signing documents.

Codifying Juneteenth into Utah Law

Windsor Moore, Reporter June 13, 2022

Juneteenth is rapidly approaching, this is Utah's first year officially celebrating the new holiday. On Thursday, March 21, Gov. Spencer Cox signed into law Juneteenth as an official state holiday. Rep....

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...

Activist Deja Gaston speaking to a crowd of protesters in front of the Salt Lake City & County Building. Photo credit: Lissete Landaverde

A message of love

Lissete Landaverde January 26, 2022

In honor of Martin Luther King Week at Weber State University, the Office of Diversity hosted a virtual showing and panel discussion of the film "Beloved Community Project" on Jan. 19.According to the...

Celebrating valiant women

Celebrating valiant women

Kierstynn King March 24, 2021

A moment for someone to reflect, create a conversation, have their day brightened and recognize inspiration is what the education and empowerment assistants at the Women’s Center hope students experience...

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...

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