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Black History Month Spotlight: Naya Rivera

Black History Month Spotlight: Naya Rivera

Trinity students share how the late star's character on Glee impacted them
Kayla Padilla, Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2021

Santana Lopez, Naya Rivera’s most memorable television character, served as a vessel for the Afro-Latinx queer experience for countless young girls. The late actress, who was tragically recovered on...

Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

Black History Month: San Antonio figures you should know

Kara Killinger February 27, 2020

Illustrations by Andrea NebhutAndrea “Vocab” SandersonB. 1981Andrea “Vocab” Sanderson is a singer, rapper and slam poet who has been performing across San Antonio for almost two...

Photo credit: Andrea Nebhut

Black History Month: State figures you should know

Kara Killinger February 20, 2020

Illustrations by Andrea NebhutEddie Bernice JohnsonB. 1935 Eddie Bernice Johnson is a politician serving her 14th term representing Texas's 30th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives....

Photo credit: Ren Rader

Black History Month: National figures you should know

Kara Killinger February 13, 2020

Illustrations by Ren RaderClaudette ColvinB. 1939Nine months before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white person, Claudette Colvin did the same thing. When the bus driver ordered her to get...

Black History Month: International figures you should know

Black History Month: International figures you should know

Kara Killinger February 6, 2020

Illustrations by Andrea NebhutQuince DuncanQuince Duncan is regarded as Costa Rica's first Quince Duncan is regarded as Costa Rica’s first Afro-Caribbean writer Afro-Caribbean writer in the Spanish...

Photo credit: Matthew Claybrook

Coates Library presents exhibit on Artemisia Bowden

Noelle Barrera February 28, 2019

Photo by Matthew ClaybrookIn honor of Black History Month, the Coates Library is currently displaying an exhibit about the life of Artemisia Bowden, one of San Antonio's first black female college presidents....

Allyship after Black History Month

Allyship after Black History Month

Editorial Board February 21, 2019

“As nice as it is to have you all here, I probably won’t see most of you after February.” Kezia Nyarko, junior and president of Trinity Diversity Connection (TDC), said this to a room...

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Acknowledging everyday racism from Trinity’s past and present

Jessica Jennings February 21, 2019

Photo by Henry PrattTrinity is not our home and never has been. I've reviewed some of the archived articles submitted to the Trinitonian by the predecessors of the Black Student Union and found them to...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Kai Davis delivers “A Love Letter to Black Folks”

Noelle Barrera February 20, 2019

Photo by Genevieve Humphreys“Ain't I divisive by accident, don't I complicate the revolution with all my grievances? ... Am I not the pulse of every one of your revolts? Ain't I a woman? Ain't that...

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BSU’s Black History Month programming celebrates black culture

Noelle Barrera January 30, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutFebruary marks the start of Black History Month, a month dedicated to the recognition and appreciation of black Americans' artistic, political and societal contributions to...

President Danny Anderson

TU Pres: Diversity & inclusion follow dignity, respect

Danny Anderson February 21, 2018

February is Black History Month. Like colleges and universities across the country, Trinity University is marking this national observance with events and educational opportunities. The Trinity University...

Photo by Chloe Sonnier, staff photographer

Students, faculty transcribe black history in library

Jordan Bruce February 15, 2018

People came from all around the Trinity community to help make a difference and recognize the historical influence of Frederick Douglass. Claudia Stokes, chair of the English department and organizer of...

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