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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Tia Fuller and the Bruno Mars Ensemble. Photo by Dave Green.

Berklee honors important Black artists Thursday at their Legacy Award Concert

By Karissa Schaefer, Emerson Los Angeles Bureau Chief
February 23, 2022

Berklee College of Music continues to commemorate African American artistic legacies this month by hosting the Berklee Legacy Award Concert Thursday Feb. 25 at 8 p.m., with special performances, featuring...

Photo: Lucia Thorne

The Do’s and Don’t’s of celebrating Black History Month as an ally

By Gabriel Borges, Staff Writer
February 14, 2022

Black History Month celebrates and acknowledges the contributions that Black People have made in shaping the United States. The national celebration spawned from a press release by Carter G. Woodson, which...

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10 highlighted Black-owned businesses for Black History Month

By Jonathan Yao, Staff Writer
February 14, 2022

Among the many things that Black people have brought into American society, business will always be one of them. In celebration of Black History Month, The Berkeley Beacon highlights 10 notable Black-owned...

The college will show Senseless Smoke, a film based on the experiences of several Boston youths, as one of several events in celebration of Black History Month.

Emerson to host panels, events during Black History Month

By Vivi Smilgius, Editor-in-Chief
February 10, 2022

Emerson will host several events in celebration of the nationwide observance of Black History Month, including panels, keynote speakers, and roundtable discussions throughout the month of February. “The...

Sam Levinson and Blackness: Did the white man get it right?

Sam Levinson and Blackness: Did the white man get it right?

By Hadera McKay, Opinion Editor
February 10, 2022

BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) nominated writer, producer, and director of the hit HBO show “Euphoria,” Sam Levinson has faced controversy at all levels of his career. From his...

Junior Naomi Jones walks the runway at fashion show organized by EBONI. Photo credit: Montse Landeros

EBONI fashion show highlights local designers

By Taina Millsap, Staff Writer
February 19, 2020

Emerson students walked the BLK OUT runway in the Lion's Den, in the midst of technical difficulties and Tik Tok dance competitions during intermission, to celebrate Black History Month. The third...

EDITORIAL: Black History Month deserves more attention at Emerson

EDITORIAL: Black History Month deserves more attention at Emerson

By Editorial Board
February 28, 2019

At issue: Black History Month on campus Our take: The college needs to formally recognize the celebration   Emerson College lacks its own formal commemoration to honor Black History Month....

Melanie Curry - Graphic By Ally Rzesa for The Berkeley Beacon.

Person of Color Column: Black History Month deserves a school-wide celebration

By Melanie Curry
February 27, 2019

I was sitting in an Uber with my friend Sydnie when my driver started telling us about his childhood in Roxbury, Massachusetts. His story didn’t particularly interest me until he began to question us...

Models practice their struts at rehearsals for the 2018 BLK Out Fashion Show. This year’s fashion show theme is Gold. - Courtesy of EBONI

EBONI showcases black creators and student models at BLK Out

By Riddhima Dave
February 14, 2019

Emerson’s Black Organization with Natural Interest will drip gold at their second annual BLK Out Fashion Show on Feb. 15 at the Greene Theater. Student models will walk down the runway in black-owned...

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