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Stamped from the Beginning chronicles the history of racism in America. Multiple students in the class felt while reading it that it was their first time learning the full extent of black history. Photo courtesy of Natalie Aversano.

Black History: More Than A Month’s Worth

Madeline Brewer March 2, 2021

A spotlight on black history learned in Rhetoric, Writing, and Race “When I think about Stamped from the Beginning, I think that one of the reasons I chose to teach it in this class specifically...

The African Dance Session from 2020. Due to COVID-19, this event had to be moved to zoom this year, but the impacts were still felt. Photo courtesy of Mark Olencki.

What’s The Consensus?

Brandi Wylie March 2, 2021

Wofford MLK Day and Black History Month then and now With the events of the Black Lives Matter protests and the surfacing of many stories on @blackatwofford over summer 2020, Wofford College dedicated...

Mind, Body And Soul

Eyon Brown February 3, 2021

Wofford’s annual Black History Month celebration begins As Wofford’s annual Black History Month celebration kicks off, it comes just weeks removed from a weeklong celebration of the life and legacy...

Afro-Futurism and Three-Point Perspective: Conversations in imagination, legend and science

Afro-Futurism and Three-Point Perspective: Conversations in imagination, legend and science

Essence Buckman February 27, 2018
Commentary from Ingrid LaFleur and professor Jessica Scott-Felder
Highlighting the black experience

Highlighting the black experience

Essence Buckman February 13, 2018
Celebrating Black History Month through education and entertainment
“Fair is Foul and Foul Ain’t Fair”

“Fair is Foul and Foul Ain’t Fair”

Kelsey Aylor February 21, 2017
New exhibit at Wofford to portray the contemporary African American experience
The Black Lives Matter talk brought Wofford students, staff and community leaders together for a discussion – and a photo.


Jonathan Franklin February 23, 2016

By: Jonathan Franklin, Senior Writer and Essence Buckman, Staff Writer Among the activities and events happening on campus for Black History Month this year, Wofford in conjunction with the Office of...

Malcolm X performs his infamous hand gesture.

People of black history

Contributing Writer February 23, 2016

By: Essence Buckman, Staff Writer The month of February consists of a few common holidays such as Valentine’s Day for all the hopeless romantics, as well as Presidents’ Day to acknowledge our American...

Grant McClure, Tyrell Long, Alex Hardy and Jennifer Gutierrez-Caldwell promote Holding Thorns poetry reading.

“Holding Thorns” to celebrate Black History Month

Contributing Writer February 9, 2016

By Wil Shelton, Contributing Writer February is Black History Month, a time of remembrance and celebration of the important people and events in the history of African diaspora. In honor of this time,...

What’s Up at Wofford this month?

Old Gold & Black Web Admin February 10, 2015

A LOOK AT UPCOMING EVENTS— Tuesday, Feb. 17 Panel Discussion: Economic Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics 7-8 p.m., Leonard Auditorium, Main Building Participating panelist include John Iamarino,...

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