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Whitman Teaches the Movement and Wa-Hi collaborate for Black History Month virtual event

Tejashree Jadhav, Staff Reporter March 4, 2021

Whitman Teaches the Movement (WTTM) collaborated with Walla Walla High School (Wa-Hi) to facilitate conversations about Black history during the final week of Black History Month. On Wednesday, Feb. 24,...

Cornell Law School Dean of Students, Markeisha Miner, presents on the contributions of underrepresented and marginalized lawyers. Photo by Thomas Lemoine

“I will not, I must not, I cannot, forget their stories”: Markeisha Miner speaks on underrepresented lawyers

Jessica Lilly, News Reporter March 5, 2020

Dean of Students at Cornell Law School, Markeisha Miner, visited Whitman campus on Tuesday, Feb. 25. The result of a collaboration between the Intercultural Center programming for Black History Month,...

Black History Month

Rina Cakrani, Columnist February 8, 2018

The reason why I wanted to write on this topic is because of the fact that the majority of students on campus do not know that February is Black History Month. I don’t know whether it is because of ignorance...

Illustration: MaryAnne Bowen

10 facts about Whitman’s Black Student Union

Molly Johanson November 10, 2011

1. It is one of the largest diversity clubs that is run through the Intercultural Center with close to 100 listserv members and about 30 core members. 2. The club meets every Thursday at 5 p.m....

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