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The Black Students’ Association at Western University presents our edition of Black History Month which is themed New Era. The BSA is a socio-political club at Western dedicated to improving the experience of Black students at a predominantly white institution.

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An expression of tribulation in the quest to regain control.

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Western Alum, Tebello Nyokong has become a trailblazer in the science community. From her humble beginnings as a shepherd in Lesotho to becoming a distinguished university professor, she showcases the true meaning of passion and perseverance.

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There seems to always be a flawed portrayal of our community in society, turning what should be a beautiful mosaic into a uniform canvas.

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Popular clothing line H&M entered the new year with a lot of controversy surrounding an advertisement featuring a young black boy in a sweater that read “Coolest monkey in the jungle.” The advert went viral and ignited uproar and impassioned calls for boycotting. The ongoing debate about…

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The need for black representation on TV goes beyond needing to see black characters on screen. While it is important to tell the stories of minority groups on screen, it is just as important to ensure that the right people are telling such stories. Black representation is also needed behind …

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Both of my parents wanted me to study hard, find a Godly woman and stay in the church to live a Godly life. Neither of my parents, however, could have predicted I would move away to London, Ont., denounce Christianity and announce I like men.

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“You can’t be Muslim though. You’re black.”

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We are the Black Students’ Association of Western University. Since 1993, the BSA has been a socio-political club with a deep investment in the issues that affect black students on our campus. We are an anti-oppressive space that calls for the celebration of black joy, community and kinship.…

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Welcome to the 2017 Black History Month Issue. 

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Race is only a social marker in heterogenous societies and it may be a reason why Africans separate themselves with Westernized blackness.