Tag: Black Student Union

Ramapo opens Black History Month with heartfelt speeches

Photo courtesy of Ramapo College. Black History Month is one of the most important traditions held in American history. Celebrated every February, it is a time to acknowledge the stories, history and the many accomplishments the Black community has achieved.  On Feb. 3, Ramapo College officially welcomed the month with an […]

Ramapo students celebrate Black Solidarity Week

Photo by China Summers This past week, colleges have been encouraging students to vote and celebrating those newly elected in Congress, but students of color at Ramapo College have been celebrating something different: Black Solidarity Week. Black Solidarity Week has been a weeklong commemoration of unity and support within a […]

Ramapo invites assemblymen to Black Solidarity Day

Photo by Scott Yunker Members of the New Jersey Legislature spoke at a Black Student Union-hosted banquet commemorating Black Solidarity Day in the Alumni Lounges on Monday night. Assemblyman Gordon Johnson (D-37) and Jamel Holley (D-20) stressed the importance of black youth participation in community and national politics. BSU President […]

Women’s Leadership Panel Addresses Future Leaders

A diverse panel of women leaders at Ramapo answered questions about discrimination, motivation and success to an attentive crowd in the Black Student Union office yesterday. The Women Leadership Panel was sponsored by the BSU and Sigma Sigma Sigma and was a part of Women’s HERstory Month, which comes to […]

Ebony Women for Social Change Examines Stereotypes

Photo by Pauline Park Students gathered in the Black Student Union office on Tuesday to discuss stereotypes associated with the black community today and how people can go about trying to break "the chain" of those characterizations. The event was hosted by Ramapo’s Ebony Women for Social Change. Members of […]

Police Brutality Debated at BSU

Photo by Nicole Williams Eric Garner, Walter Scott, Michael Brown, Freddie Gray, Tamir Rice and Sandra Bland: these are a just a few of the many victims who have lost their lives due to police brutality. Professor Jillian Weiss, professor of law and society at Ramapo College, led a discussion […]