BADU’s Student-Made Finale Show

MARY DANIELS BADU hosted its annual Black History Month finale show on March 2. The show was student made, student lead and student focused. The BADU finale show was filled with emotional and exciting moments. Salem students Fela Langston, Shania Guy, Imani Brown, Kadrisse McIntosh and Stephanie Arcos performed powerful music and spoken word pieces. […]

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Black History: The Story of Excellence

MARY DANIELS This black history month, we are looking at some of the extraordinary men and women who demonstrate black excellence. Salem student Zykeria Carlton explained that, “before slavery we were fine. We had our own businesses. We were dependent on ourselves…we had our own civilizations. We were well off. I think that’s what people […]

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BADU leads Black History Month celebration

KADIA KING BADU, Salem’s Black student union, organized several events throughout February in celebration of Black History Month.  One of the events was a panel featuring four Black Salem alumni from the classes of 1999, 2000, and 2013. The alumni shared their experiences on Salem’s campus and on their lives after graduation, covering topics of […]

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6 Facts You May Not Have Known About Black History in Salem

Did you know that Salem was home to one of the oldest African-American churches in the nation, in addition to the oldest women’s institution? As many events occurred throughout the nation, there were several interesting instances in Black history that happened right in Salem, North Carolina.   During 1785, Anna Maria Samuels, daughter of Johann […]

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What To Do: Black History Month

Winston-Salem is celebrating Black History Month through a multitude of events. From film viewings to art galleries to poetry readings, there are several opportunities to learn more and become involved in celebrating this month. February 17: “Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin” will be shown at the Forsyth County Public Library at 7:00p.m. Admission […]

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