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Publisher & Editor
Jonathan Gramling

Staff Reporter
Hedi Rudd

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Sujhey Beisser, Fabu, Nichelle Nichols,
Donna Parker, Heidi Pascual, Angela Puerta,
Jamala Rogers, Kwame Salter, Angelica
Euseary, Wayne Strong, Kipp Thomas, and
Nia Trammell

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Heidi M. Pascual
Vol. 16    No. 3
FEBRUARY 8, 2021
Black History Reflections
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As with everything else this year, Black History Month has taken
on a different tone this year. In years past, there would be
celebrations like Delta Sigma Theta’s Heart & Soul Scholarship
Fundraiser to go to. And there would be different talks on Black
history to go to at the Wisconsin Historical Society and other
events. With COVID-19, things have gone virtual for the most part.

And so, The Capital City Hues has taken a little different approach
to its Black History Month coverage. In some ways, we have
waxed philosophically with our theme of Sankofa, a Ghanaian
word that essentially that you look to the past to understand the
present and plan for the future.
And from experience, I know that it has been a struggle for African
Americans to tell their story in enough settings with enough
frequency that America would finally learn from its past, not to
speak for African Americans to learn their own history outside of
the plentiful stereotypes that have been offered through the years.

Back in the early 1970s, I found that although I was for equality
and equal opportunity, I didn’t really know the story of Black
people at all. And my ignorance made me a potential pawn in the
racial politics of American society
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