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The AAFSA and The Importance of Black History Month

Story By: Natalie Gallegos, Reporter

February 26, 2020

As Black History Month comes to an end, we must recognize why this annual month is important.  “We should take every opportunity to learn about our past and more about experiences of people in the past that have been different from our own,” said history professor Kathleen Crawford.  “Unl...

Black History Month Preview

Story By: Hannah Medrano, Reporter

January 31, 2020

Fresno City College will begin celebrating African American History Month on Feb. 3 with an opening ceremony in the Old Administrative Building Auditorium.  The event will feature Education Reform Advocate Angie Barfield and a drum and dance performance from a FCC instructor. The event will be he...

Participants Reminded of History in Rites of Passage Ceremony

Rodney Murphy, advisor for the SYMBAA and Idile programs speaks at the Men's Rites of Passage Ceremony for Black History Month

Story By: Blake Evans and Tamika Rey

February 27, 2019

Fresno City College students and staff participated in FCC’s annual Rites of Passage ceremony, a part of the Black History Month celebration, on Feb. 21. The event, hosted by the campus’ Strengthening Young Men by Academic Achievement (SYMBAA) and Idile programs, provided a chance for African...

Choral Groups Celebrate Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King

Damon H. Dandridge singing,

Story By: Tamika Rey, News Editor

February 13, 2019

The Fresno State Choral singers and the Fresno City College Choral group partnered to present, “Walk In Peace: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month” on Feb. 8 in the OAB auditorium. Fresno City College Singers, Clovis North Women’s Chorale, Clovis North Chamber ...

Local Medical Pioneer Speaks at Opening Ceremony for Black History Month at FCC

President of the African American Faculty and Staff Association, Monique Kelley and Dr. Fitzalbert Marius at the Opening Ceremonies for Black History Month, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

Story By: Tamika Rey, News Editor

February 13, 2019

California’s first open heart surgeon told a packed room during the opening day ceremonies of Black History Month on Feb 1 to work together to better each other’s lives. Dr. Fitzalbert Marius told the audience in Room 251 of the OAB that the best thing they can do is to “continue to migrate t...

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