IC will be celebrating Black History Month during February, with various organizations hosting movie screenings, student panels, and performances.
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.
Ithaca College is hosting various events that promote this year’s theme of Black History Month, focusing on black women gaining respect and equality in modern society.
There was something special about the energy in Emerson Suites last Thursday as Talib Kweli took up the mic not to rap, as some students had expected, but to discuss the hip-hop industry and the role of the artist in society.
Ithaca College is not generally considered a vibrant hip-hop music scene. But last night, as part of the college’s recognition of Black History Month, the campus welcomed Wes Jackson, founder of the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival who has spent 15 years as a hip-hop entrepreneur, to discuss the history of the genre through his own personal…