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February is Black History Month, but it is not the only month to pay homage, learn and celebrate all African Americans. These are five Black accomplishments and inventions. (Photo Illustration by Maya Barber)

Five influential African American inventors and creators

Maya Barber, Feature Editor March 9, 2022

February may have been Black History month, but we can celebrate accomplishments from African Americans all year long. Here are five accomplishments by African Americans to learn how they impacted this...

The American River College Associated Student Body, pictured here on Feb. 4 2022, met on Feb. 11, 2022, and gave feedback on HomeBase and offered ways to improve. They also were able to learn about their goals and what the program has to offer. (Screenshot of ARC ASB)

ASB votes to provide $5000 for the ARC Native American Resource Center

Alyssa Branum, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

The Associated Student Body voted unanimously to distribute financial support for the Native American Resource Center during its Feb. 4. meeting. The move will allocate advocacy funds of $5,000 in support...

American River Colleges Achieve program holds a Netflix Watch Party showcasing Becoming Michelle Obama on Feb. 18. (Photo via Netflix)

ARC’s Achieve program hosts Netflix watch party

Cicily Thomas, Staff Writer February 18, 2021

Black History Month is a time to reflect on American history. All month long The Los Rios Community College District is providing access via Zoom for many educational events centered around Black history....

Social Media Editor Alexis Warren wears a Beyonce shirt to honor her as one of the black icons that Warren looks up to during Black History Month on Feb. 25, 2019. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Who I’m honoring this Black History Month

Alexis Warren February 25, 2019

Black History Month takes place during the second month of each year. It is dedicated to honoring and shining light on past and present historical black figures. These are people who have paved the way...

A copy of Our Black Fathers Brave, Bold, & Beautiful written by Joslyn Gaines Vanderpool and Anita Mcgee Royston sits on display. (Photo by Alexus Hurtado)

ARC faculty member hosts book signing on novel celebrating black fatherhood

Alexus Hurtado March 6, 2018

American River College admissions outreach specialist, Joslyn Gaines Vanderpool hosted a book signing on Feb. 24 on her book “Our Black Fathers the Brave, Bold and Beautiful.” Gaines’ book signing...

On Feb. 22 American River College hosted a Black Heritage Mobile History Museum showcasing historical artifacts from African-American history. (Photo by Jennah Booth)

ARC hosts Black Heritage Celebration in Student Center

Gabe Carlos March 1, 2018

American River College hosted a Black Heritage Celebration Feb. 20-24 in honor of Black History Month at the Student Center. There was various art, history and items for sale, along with dancers and...

UNITE will be hosting a Black History 101 Mobile Museum on Feb. 22. (File photo)

UNITE to host Mobile Black History Museum

Alexis Warren February 21, 2018

On Thursday Feb. 22, ARC’s Community and Diversity Center, UNITE, will host its second annual Black History 101 Mobile Museum in The HUB, which is located in the Student Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This...

Photo Illustration by Ashley Hayes-Stone

My blackness during black history month

Alexus Hurtado February 12, 2018

Black History Month brings out a plethora of emotions for black people. The most prominent emotion is pride, and I can attest to feeling prideful about my own blackness. However, every black person’s...

The Kaneko Gallery featuring “Mother and child”by Dr. Samella Lewis during Black History month. The “Black Artist on Art: The Legends” exhibition will be up Feb. 22- Mar. 17. (Photo by Lidiya Grib)

Kaneko Featuring Art of Black Artists

Lidiya Grib March 7, 2017

The Kaneko Gallery is hosting an exhibition celebrating Black History month, featuring the works of black artists at ARC through March 17. “The Black Artist on Art: The Legends Exhibition” will...

Cheleysa Oliver sings for the Black History Month Celebration Close-Out event inside the Student Center on Feb. 23, 2017. (Photo by John Ennis)

Black History Month celebration event at ARC entertains and teaches students about black culture

Mychael Jones February 28, 2017

This month of February celebrates the history of black Americans through art, music, poetry and dance.  A “Black History Month Close-Out” showcased a variety of black cultured entertainment at American...

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Black History Month at American River College

Mychael Jones February 16, 2017

Black History Month celebrates the achievements of prominent black people who have changed the scope of the world, such as the Tuskegee Airmen, the first group of black people to fly in World War II. Rosa...

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