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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Communication junior Ziare Paul-Emile performs at the 2017 “Black Lives, Black Words” event. This year’s production will add a food drive and performances by the Northwestern Community Ensemble and a cappella group Soul4Real.

Second year of ‘Black Lives, Black Words’ to feature food drive, musical performances

February 25, 2018

After helping bring black students’ work to the stage in last year’s “Black Lives, Black Words” play festival, Communication Prof. Aaron Todd Douglas said he is expanding the event this year to...

Closson: Black arts on campus deserve more awareness, recognition

April 18, 2017

Earlier this month, Barry Jenkins, director of Academy Award-winning film “Moonlight,” spoke on campus, drawing a packed audience and sparking conversation about the importance of diverse storytelling...

Communication sophomore Ziare Paul-Emile performs “Don’t Touch My Hair” by Solange. The event on Monday was the beginning of the “college takeover” initiative of the “Black Lives, Black Words” international festival.

Students celebrate black art, community through 10-minute play festival

March 2, 2017

Amira Danan said she does not often have the opportunity to surround herself with many fellow black students on campus. So when the opportunity came to work on Northwestern’s “Black Lives, Black Words”...

‘Black Lives Black Words’ festival debuts on the university level at Northwestern

February 26, 2017

A 10-minute play festival called “Black Lives, Black Words” will analyze the question, “Do black lives matter today?” through Northwestern student work on Monday. The event will be held at 8...

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