To celebrate Black History Month, organizations at Ithaca College are hosting events to honor the past and prepare for the future.
The college is no stranger to political unrest, especially in matters regarding race. In some ways, the current POC at IC movement is echoing past upheavals, particularly protests in 1969.
Junior Aaron Lipford was recognized as a 2014 Newman Civic Fellow, a national award honoring student achievements in community service and civic engagement.
Ithaca College will kick off Black History Month under the theme of “Sankofa,” an African symbol that reminds people to look forward without forgetting their pasts.
The freedom to tell their story but the apprehension they feel when faced with telling the truth is what poets and Ithaca College students alike revealed during the “In Your Own Words!” poetry slam on Wednesday.