Belleville East Mashiriki program is back to stay

2017-02-01T10:25:49-06:00February 1st, 2017|Belleville East|

2/1/17 After going dormant a few years ago, the Belleville East Mashiriki club is coming back in a big way. Sponsor Ian Hendricks said students approached him about helping them re-establish the group, which was originally founded in 2006, to celebrate cultural diversity through things performances such as drumming, hip hop, mime, poetry, praise dance [...]

Belleville West Celebrates 20 Years of Harambee

2017-02-01T10:23:45-06:00February 1st, 2017|Belleville West|

2/1/17 Two decades ago, a small group of Belleville West students had a dream of creating a group that would celebrate and share African-American culture and history. What started with five students seeking permission to organize a club on a trial basis has turned into a phenomenon. The organization, which came to be called Harambee, [...]