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Why MLK is important

Why MLK is important

Michelle Kuperman, A&E Editor

February 12, 2019

Jan. 21, 2019. This is the day we honor the man who transformed American history and the African American community. Martin Luther King, Jr. implemented change during the summit of the Civil Rights Movement in 1960s and was also a driving force behind important events such as the Montgom...

The reality black Americans face

Treyvon Martin - 2012 
A 17-year-old boy who was shot while wearing a hoodie in Fla.

Siena Sharpe, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

In the age of voter suppression, po- lice brutality, and increasingly dispro- portionate incarceration rates, and with a political administration who isn’t on our side, African Americans may feel weak and disheartened. Despite everything pushing against us, black people ev- erywhere are ...

Black History month slips into the background

February 6, 2012

Paris Colunga Staff Writer Despite Cal High’s diversity, it appears the school is planning to do very little to celebrate Black History Month this February. Black History Month is set aside to celebrate all the inspiring African-Americans in the U.S. Last year, Cal acknowledged Black History...