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Blending culture in music and dance: Día Pa Son ensemble performs Son Jarocho at De Anza College

Blending culture in music and dance: Día Pa Son ensemble performs Son Jarocho at De Anza College

Aliya Nupbay, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2020

The walls of the De Anza Hinson Campus center embraced the spirited melodies of the traditional art form of Son Jarocho, a blend of African and indigenous Mexican music on Feb. 11. The main aim of the performance was to spread awareness of Son Jarocho music and unite the three quintessential roots...

Cornel West kicks off MLK weekend with deep-dive into race and poverty

Cornel West kicks off MLK weekend with deep-dive into race and poverty

Kathleen Quinn, Campus Beat Editor

January 23, 2020

At an event hosted by the Foothill-De Anza foundation, Dr. Cornel West spoke to community members and students about race, reparations, poverty, protest, religion and rhythm and blues on Jan 17, Friday. The event allowed students to come upstage to ask questions to the famous author and scholar at F...

Blackfishing: Social media influencers making money from cultural appropriation

Blackfishing: Social media influencers making money from cultural appropriation

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

The problem of cultural appropriation has again raised its head on social media. And again ignorance and hubris have combined in dangerous quantities among social media influencers and celebrities at the fore of the issue. Blackfishing is the act of contriving to look mixed-race or black to reap whatever ben...

Black History in the Cinema demonstrates the importance of African history

Black History in the Cinema demonstrates the importance of African history

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019

De Anza College students got a glimpse into the tragic and triumphant history of African Americans during Black History in the Cinema, held on Feb. 25 and 27 in the Hinson Campus Center. The first two episodes of the PBS documentary series “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” with Henry...