Students express ideas about African-American Heritage Month – The Daily Eastern News

As the month of February comes to an end, students at Eastern expressed how they feel about African-American Heritage Month.

“I have a lot of respect for the people that have sacrificed their time, their opportunity and their lives with the goal of helping us today to get to where we are to succeed in a Caucasian-led society,” Eastern football running back and senior sociology major Eddie Lusk III said.

Many of the members of the Black Student Union said they are proud of what their ancestors have done for the African-American culture.

“Those before us, our ancestors, without them we wouldn’t be where we are today, because they were the ones that decided to make a change to start something new,” BSU member and junior biological sciences major Raven Gant said.

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