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Friday Favorites: Black History Month

This week’s Friday Favorites were picked with Black History Month in mind. Read up on what it means to be a black woman, the controversy behind Beyonce’s “Formation” video, and the importance of dedicating a month to black history.

1. Black History Month 2016: Black Lives Still Matter from Her Campus Windsor

2. Why the Beyoncé controversy is bigger than you think from CNN

3. My Surreal Existence As a Black American Woman In Paris from Elle

4. Why Black History Month Should be Celebrated and Respected from Her Campus Alabama at Birmingham

5. 10 Influential Celebrities Explain What It’s Like to Be a Black Woman in the Entertainment Industry from On The Black List

6. Was this the best Black History Month ever? from CNN

 

Though February is quickly coming to an end, here’s your reminder to #StayWoke all year round.

Lily R. Hansen, a 2017 UW-Madison graduate, served as a managing editor of the HC Wisconsin chapter beginning her sophomore year. An avid reader and writer, Lily also has a passion for live music and breakfast foods.  
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