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Homecoming week kicked off Monday with spirit days, from Marvel Monday to class colors on Friday. The homecoming game is against Heritage on Friday and the dance is on Saturday.

[Photo] Homecoming week

September 13, 2022
Junior Harley Classe is one of two candidates running for student council president. Voting starts Monday and ends Friday April 1st.

[Photo] Anna Lyon

Alyssa Murphy, WTV Executive Producer
March 21, 2022
Known as one of the most influential singers and rappers of her generation, Lauryn Hill was born on May 25, 1975, in East Orange, New Jersey. After having her first child with Rohan Marley in 1997, Hill produced her first solo album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.

Lauryn Hill

Wingspan Staff
February 28, 2021
Alicia Garza is a queer social justice activist who co-founded the Black Lives Matter Global Network alongside Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi. Garza is also the principal of the Black Futures Lab.

Alicia Garza

Wingspan Staff
February 28, 2021
Known as the Queen of Neo-Soul, Erica Abi Wright, known professionally as Erykah Badu was born on Feb. 26, 1971 in Dallas, TX. Badu is known for her music’s mix of modern soul, R&B, hip-hop, pop, African music, and more.

Erykah Badu

Wingspan Staff
February 28, 2021
Born Malcolm Little in  1925, Malcolm X, also known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, was a Black Muslim minister and human rights activist, known for his efforts in the civil rights movement of the 60s.

Malcolm X

Wingspan Staff
February 27, 2021
Opal Tometi is a human rights activist who has been fighting for justice since her early years. From being one of the three creators of the Black Lives Matter movement to creating an electronic hub to unite the Black community, Tometi is a force of nature with her voice and continues to fight for equality today.

Opal Tometi

Wingspan Staff
February 23, 2021
17 year old Isra Hirsi, the daughter of Congresswoman Illhan Omar, is an environmental activist who focuses on the need for the climate movement to make more room for Black Muslim youth leaders, as well as acknowledge the various intersections that contribute to climate change, such as the impact of capitalism, white supremacy, and colonialism on the climate. “Creating more space for those with marginalized identities in the climate space is necessary for inclusive solutions,” Hirsi said in Vox.

Isra Hirsi

Wingspan Staff
February 15, 2021
Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde

Wingspan Staff
February 12, 2021
Afeni Shakur was a socialist, revolutionary thinker, and activist who fought for Black liberation and was a prominent member of the Black Panther Party, as well as the mother to rapper and actor Tupac. Writing for the Black Panther Party’s newsletter, Panther Post, Shakur also headed a successful campaign that led the FBI to believe the party was fading, led a section of the Harlem chapter, as well as worked as a mentor to new members.

Afeni Shakur

Wingspan Staff
February 11, 2021
The first Black woman scientist to be employed at NASA, engineer Mary Jackson became an inspiration for many.

Mary Jackson

Wingspan Staff
February 10, 2021
Eunince Kathleen Waymon, known professionally as Nina Simone, was a socialist, Black nationalist, revolutionary, civil rights activist, singer, songwriter, musician, and more, whose art spanned the musical genres and styles of pop, classical, blues, jazz, folk, gospel, and R&B. “It was always Marx, Lenin, and revolution - real girls talk,” Nina Simone said in her autobiography, I Put a Spell on You: The Autobiography of Nina Simone. 

Nina Simone

Wingspan Staff
February 8, 2021
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