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Students dedicate a day of service for Martin Luther King Jr.

Students dedicate a day of service for Martin Luther King Jr.

February 18, 2018

The quietness of the early morning was broken Friday as dozens of students gathered to volunteer for Cal State Long Beach’s Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day. Students gathered Friday morning at the Sout...

Black History Month at CSULB

Black History Month at CSULB

February 7, 2018

The scent of home-cooking permeated the air around the Speakers Platform, and the banging of drums could be heard meters away, the percussion kicking off Black History Month at Cal State Long Beach Wednesday. ...

CSULB seeks volunteers for annual Martin Luther King Jr. event

CSULB seeks volunteers for annual Martin Luther King Jr. event

February 6, 2018

To commemorate the contributions of the late civil rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr., the Office of Multicultural Affairs will be hosting an event in which students can participate in community-wi...

And the Academy Award goes to some white guy

Ariana Sawyer

February 18, 2015

Filed under Opinions

February is Black History Month, but nobody at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences seems to know that. This year, which marks the 50th anniversary of the Selma marches and the Voting Rights Act, the Oscars will air on Feb. 22 , and they are sadly lacking in ethnic diversity. Although the film “Selma” was nominated for best picture, David Oyelowo, who played Martin Luther King, Jr. in the film, was not...