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Flying forward but still looking backward

By Mehana Daftary | March 12, 2017, 10:08 p.m. | In Features »

Black History Month is a time to celebrate black culture and history, which has had an immeasurable impact on America and the world, while acknowledging the hardships the black community has faced. Students learn about black history in classes and through Sankofa.

What's trending at Blair?

By Lauren Frost, Maniza Habib | June 19, 2016, 9:01 p.m. | In Features »

Although selfies, dance trends, rants, cute pets, and more selfies are the usual content that flood our Twitter feeds, social justice movements have also begun to dominate.

Blair holds National African-American Read-In

By Arthi Vijaykumar | March 1, 2015, 8:42 p.m. | In Local »

On Feb. 24, Blair hosted its second National African-American Read-In in honor of Black History Month. The event, created by the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), is meant to honor and celebrate African American literature.

"Fruitvale Station" is an unsettling vignette of a painful reality

By Aidan Keys | Oct. 13, 2013, 6:20 p.m. | In Features »

Directed and written by Ryan Coogler and released in early July, the film examines the real life story of the 2009 New Year's Day case in which a Bay Area Rapid Transit officer fatally shot 22 year old Oscar Grant.

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