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Black History Month: How Hank Aaron smashed home runs and racial barriers

Black History Month: How Hank Aaron smashed home runs and racial barriers

Micah Johnston, Sports Editor February 9, 2021
Hank Aaron passed away Jan. 22, 2021. He was one of the most iconic baseball players of all time. More importantly, though, Aaron was emblematic of racial and social justice, playing in the South during a time of racial conflict.
Black-owned businesses on Mercer's campus you need to buy from

Black-owned businesses on Mercer’s campus you need to buy from

Chance Allen, Lifestyle & Opinion Editor February 7, 2021
It’s important that within Black History Month we acknowledge and support Black people, and one way of doing that is by supporting Black businesses. Here are five Black businesses on Mercer’s campus that you can support to give back to the community.
Three artistic visionaries to support during Black History Month

Three artistic visionaries to support during Black History Month

Ashley Pemberton, Staff Writer February 3, 2021
Black art history has a multitude of facets, all of which intersect into a rich history of creative expression and cultural significance. In celebration of Black History Month, here are three Black creatives to support who push the boundaries of contemporary art. 
Ocmulgee National Park to host ranger series for Black History Month

Ocmulgee National Park to host ranger series for Black History Month

Lisa Meskimen, Staff Writer February 11, 2020
The series event flyer says “reconstruction … is one of the most complicated, poorly understood and most significant periods in American history. The intent was to rebuild the South and rearrange the state and federal governments to accommodate changing times … what actually happened is much different.”  

Mercer students reflect on experience at predominantly white institution during Black History Month

Emily Rose Thorne, News Editor February 12, 2019

Various student groups have planned events throughout February to honor Black History Month and support black students on Mercer University’s campus. QuadWorks, the student programming board at Mercer,...

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