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The term ‘African American’ does not sit well with me

Attendees chat and mingle at SACF's Kwanzaa event on Dec. 31, 2019 at First Ward Community Center in Saginaw.

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor

February 29, 2020

EDITOR’S NOTE: For the purposes of putting the term “Black” on a pedestal equal to that of “African American,” I have chosen to capitalize the term in this article. This is not proper AP style—we do not capitalize the “w” in “white,” so “black” typically follows the same conventions—but for...

Upperman hosts ‘Welcome to Wakanda’ fashion show

Participants in the

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor

February 1, 2019

Students, faculty, and staff walked the runway at "Welcome to Wakanda," the multimedia-influenced fashion show hosted by the Upperman African-American Cultural Center on Thursday. The show was co-sponsored by several organizations who contributed to the production, either providing student models...

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