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Newly-formed HRC organizes election day Zoom meetings

Newly-formed HRC organizes election day Zoom meetings

Anika Bhawalkar December 1, 2020

Students discussed their thoughts and feelings about the 2020 election Wednesday, Nov. 4 in a series of virtual meetings organized by the newly-formed Human Rights Council (HRC). According to a schoolwide...

Hate speech sparks Friday's planned rally

Hate speech sparks Friday's planned rally

Jacques Abou-Rizk February 12, 2020

In response to recent incidents in which white students used the n-word, Black Leadership Advisory Council (BLAC) organized a rally a-block Friday, Feb. 14, in the cafeteria and plan to protest all day...

BLAC members wait in the wing for presentations to begin. (Photo by Ian Dickerman)

BLAC presentations discuss race, celebrate black culture

The Newtonite February 23, 2019

A-block by Yesha Thakkar Teacher panelists discussed how to engage in conversations about race in the classroom during a-block of Black Leadership Advisory Council (BLAC) Day. The panelists were...

BLAC Day presentations discuss racial discrimination, student experiences

BLAC Day presentations discuss racial discrimination, student experiences

The Newtonite February 7, 2018

A-block by Amy Xue Former Newton Mayor and North alumnus Setti Warren spoke about his experience with racial discrimination during A-block of Black Leadership Advisory Council (BLAC) Day Friday, Feb. 2....

Photo by Wendy Li

BLAC presentations highlight racial inequality, black experience

The Newtonite February 6, 2017

A-Block by Laura Schmidt-Hong As part of Black Leadership Advisory Council (BLAC) Day, a panel of students and faculty members discussed topics surrounding racism and their experiences as black and African-American...

Black Culture Day: Presenters highlight cultural nuances

Black Culture Day: Presenters highlight cultural nuances

The Newtonite February 26, 2015

B-block by Maya Abou-Rizk A panel of teachers spoke about their experiences at this school and discussed questions regarding race during B-block Wednesday as part of Black Culture Day, organized by the...

North students attended tonights protest in Boston. Photo courtesy of Naz Knight.

Students take action in response to Ferguson, last night's verdict

The Newtonite November 25, 2014

Updated 10:30 p.m. 11/25 with information on student involvement in the protest and 10:45 a.m. 11/26 with Brock quotes. by Leah Budson Last night, a St. Louis county grand jury decided not to indict...

Black Culture Day: Jubilee performs C-block

Black Culture Day: Jubilee performs C-block

The Newtonite May 6, 2014

by Andrew Mannix During C-Block Friday of Black Culture Day, hosted by this schools Black Leadership Advisory Council (BLAC), Jubilee Singers performed multiple songs. Andy Reid, Jubilee’s director related...

Black Culture Day: Senior panel discusses race

Black Culture Day: Senior panel discusses race

The Newtonite May 6, 2014

by Jake Sims Speyer A panel of seniors spoke about their experiences at this school and discussed questions regarding race during B-block Friday as part of Black Culture Day, which was organized by the...

Black Culture Day: Faculty discusses experiences

Black Culture Day: Faculty discusses experiences

The Newtonite May 6, 2014

by David Kwartler On Friday, this school’s Black Leadership Advisory Council hosted Black Culture Day, which is held to spread knowledge on African Americans and discuss the experiences encountered by...

Black Culture Day: A-Block

Black Culture Day: A-Block

The Newtonite May 4, 2014

by Nicky Kaufman Friday, this school’s Black Leadership Advisory Council hosted Black Culture Day, which, according to Officer Sam Jones, is held to spread knowledge on African Americans and discuss...

BLAC Day: Poets perform about race, identity

The Newtonite February 29, 2012

[media-credit name="Nina Kaplan" align="alignnone" width="300"][/media-credit]Poet Mile Hodges performs "Harlem," a poem on race and the inner city during G-block in the auditorium. by Malini Gandhi With...

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