Alternative Narrative Art Show: Painting a Picture of What Black History Month is All About

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor Art oftentimes works as a narrative; it has a story to tell and can be an outlet for many to express their deepest desires. Its beauty and meaning contain the power to bring others together. Come Feb. 23, Jaspers will have the chance to appreciate a special kind of artwork when Student Engagement reveals its Alternative Narrative Art Show featuring … Continue reading Alternative Narrative Art Show: Painting a Picture of What Black History Month is All About

Black History Month Celebrates Black Women in Greek Life

by Jessica McKenzie, Asst. Features Editor  The Multicultural Center hosted a question and answer panel featuring black women in Greek life to recognize Intersectionality Week, or the week between Black History Month and Women’s History Month. On Wednesday, Feb. 26, three women from historically black sororities, Janay Phillips-Wilson, Tamara Britt and Donna Joseph, Ph.D., were welcomed onto Manhattan College’s campus. Joseph is a graduate from … Continue reading Black History Month Celebrates Black Women in Greek Life

The Quadrangle Celebrates Black History Month: Autobiography of Malcolm X

by SOPHIA SAKELLARIOU, Production Editor Step into the mind of one of the greatest civil rights leaders of American history as he tells his story and the origins of his ideologies. A retelling of his life from childhood up until mere weeks before his assassination, this book gives new insight into the world of a man who’s views on racism cultivated communities of supporters as well as … Continue reading The Quadrangle Celebrates Black History Month: Autobiography of Malcolm X

Opening Dinner Kicks off Black History Month

The Multicultural Center at Manhattan College strives to embrace and celebrate every culture, ethnicity, sexuality, religion and identity. On Feb. 5, the center hosted The Black History Month Opening Dinner to commence a month of events related to black culture. To start off the dinner, Hayden Greene, Director of the Multicultural Affairs and Coordinator of the Multicultural Center, introduced Deputy Bronx Borough President Marricka Scott-McFadden … Continue reading Opening Dinner Kicks off Black History Month

A Look Back at Black History at Manhattan College

by Megan Dreher &  August Kissel Assistant Editor & Editor With Black History Month coming to a close, The Quadrangle examines the contributions of African-American Jaspers and those who fought for civil rights on-and off- campus. Junius Kellogg Our story begins with Junius Kellogg, a Manhattan College student athlete, and who started his career at Manhattan in 1949 as a sophomore. He was the first African American athlete … Continue reading A Look Back at Black History at Manhattan College