Pan-Afrikan Week celebrates African American identity on campus | News


Pan-Afrikan Week, the annual event hosted by Union Activities Board (UAB) and Black Students Board (BSB), will be holding events “For The Culture,” and there will be 22 events highlighting and celebrating African-American culture. The focus is to concentrate on what it means to be African American in a predominantly white institution and sharing experiences of these students with the larger NC State community.

Shelsey Hall, a third-year studying philosophy and political science, said that Pan-Afrikan week provides African-American students with the opportunity to connect to their peers and celebrate.

“It’s not just for our community,” Hall said. “It’s an opportunity for allies of the…

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