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Short aniShort animated GIF summarizing the March on Washington protests. Animation by Jared Geyer.mated GIF summarizing the March on Washington protests. Animation by Jared Geyer.

Black History Month: March on Washington Animation

Jared Geyer February 29, 2020

The March on Washington was held in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, August 28, 1963. The event is one of the main driving points behind The Civil Rights Act, which was passed by Congress with a 73 - 27...

Madyson Trunnel, sophomore

Madyson Trunnel, sophomore

Ana Manzano February 28, 2020

Since 1976, a half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States, every American president has designated the month of February as Black History Month, a celebration and...

Oluwafunminiyi Ogungbade, senior

Oluwafunminiyi Ogungbade, senior

Camryn DeVore February 11, 2020

Since 1976, a half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States, every American president has designated the month of February as Black History Month, a celebration and...

Administrators discuss privilege, exposure in schools

Administrators discuss privilege, exposure in schools

Multiple Authors February 15, 2019

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Black History in Columbia, MO - Black History Month

Black History in Columbia, MO – Black History Month

Multiple Authors February 13, 2019

[vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBKXVckz3jg"]Ben Kimchi explains some of the black history of Columbia. Video by Isaac Parrish. Script by Emily Oba and Bailey Stover. Special thanks to...

Bill Thompson talks about the history of Douglas High School - Black History Month

Bill Thompson talks about the history of Douglas High School – Black History Month

Isaac Parrish February 13, 2019

[vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdiyo2OZSAk"]Bill Thompson, local historian and member of the Boone County Historical Society's Historic Sites Committee, talks about the history of Douglas...

Celebrating role models

Celebrating role models

Multiple Authors February 1, 2019

Students at RBHS reflect on their African-American role models, both from the past and in the present. Video by Matthew Burns, Ann Fitzmaurice and Ethan Hayes. Who is your African-American role model?

National Portrait Gallery unveils the portraits of former President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama by artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald. Source: Pete Souza.

Celebrating Kehinde Wiley, Amy Sherald

Moy Zhong February 20, 2018

[dropcap style="flat"]S[/dropcap]ince 1789, the practice of presidents commissioning portraits of themselves, whether to glorify their egos or to preserve their faces for future generations, has been...

Celebrating Maya Angelou

Celebrating Maya Angelou

Allie Pigg February 16, 2018

On April 4, 1928, Maya Angelou arrived into a world that would not be kind to her. Society found many ways to put her down for her gender and skin color. Angelou lived in St. Louis, Missouri until her...

Black History Month 2017

Robin Stover March 1, 2017

February marks the start of Black History Month, a time we remember and celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black Americans. Join us every week for new content.

I think Trump has a big impact on racial issues. The fact that he was elected shows that the mindset is still prevalent and its probably not going away anytime soon. I dont think theres really anything we can do.

Student View: What is the greatest hindrance to racial harmony in the United States?

Siena Juhlin February 27, 2017

What is the greatest hindrance to racial harmony in the US and how can we help to solve it? Recently, racial controversy has been a heated topic of debate. With President Donald Trump taking office, enforcing...

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