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The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

All content by Kwadjo Otoo
Protesters sit on the border of the Centennial Common encampment April 26. Some Black student protesters spoke about their mutual respect for the Palestinian people.

‘These are the issues we came to college to change’: Black students at pro-Palestine encampment find solidarity, familiarity with calls for justice

Kwadjo Otoo, news correspondent
June 14, 2024

Just a few steps away from Centennial Common, where pro-Palestine protesters set up an encampment for nearly 48 hours in April, sits the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute. Affectionately called...

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Ashleigh Chiwaya (left) and Naomi Barrant pose for a photo. The two Northeastern students and friends co-founded Nuly Root’d, which aims to roll out Black haircare product vending machines in the fall.

Vending machine featuring haircare for Black hair is coming to campus

Heidi Ho and Kwadjo Otoo
March 18, 2024

Naomi Barrant describes the usual trek to find affordable, quality hair products designed for Black people as a “field trip.” “You’re probably going to go on the wrong bus or [be] calling an...

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