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Musical artists, experts discuss hip-hop and Black culture at MSU School of Journalism event

The Michigan State University School of Journalism hosted "Uplifting Voices, Empowering Communities," an event discussing the prominence of hip-hop and Black culture, as well as the 50th anniversary of hip-hop. Organized by journalism Assistant Professor Dr. Christina L. Myers, the event took place in communication arts and science building's WKAR studio. 


Native American Heritage Month celebrates community, highlights issues within MSU

November is Native American Heritage month, and with different events and programming taking place around campus, some community members of MSU feel that the university itself needs to do a better job to support the Native people and organizations. Ranging from things like the lack of recognition of the land grant, lack of funding and lack of support as a whole, community members look to change the treatment and role of Indigenous people at MSU.


International foods in Lansing support a melting pot of cultures

“Food is so inherent to culture and makes folks feel welcomed, included and safe,” said director of refugee services for St. Vincent Catholic Charities, or SVCC, Chelsea Lafferty. “As an agency, we don’t try to acclimate folks’ diets to Western diets. We encourage them to keep their cultural identity and embrace that.”