CHINO HIGH's Black Student Union

BSU Announcements

  • Please engage in social distancing, wash your eyes, and be mindful of where you put your hands. Stay safe during the Covi-19 health crisis. We look forward to seeing you back at school!

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  • We're getting ready for a calendar of events. Stay tuned!

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  • The mission of the Black Student Union is to promote a positive and productive representation of the African American community on and off the Chino High School campus. We promote proactive leadership, scholarship, community outreach, and student empowerment. We embrace our cultural heritage, unity, and the appreciation of diversity.

    ALL STUDENTS are welcome to be a part of our mission.

     

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    Text (747)233-4155 or 81018, type "@bsu4c" in the message box.

     

    Our 2018-2019 Advisors are Ms. Berumen and Ms. Norman.

    Regular Member Meetings are every Wednesdays at lunch in room 77.

    Leadership Meetings are on Tuesdays.

Welcome to our BSU webpage!
  • Meet your 2019-2020 BSU Cabinet Officers!...

    Saira K. Saira K.

    I’m a senior and the proud President of the Black Student Union here at Chino High. It’s my second year in the BSU and I hope I do a good job being in this position. I love music, cats, hair, and anything purple. I’ve been a part of a few clubs on this campus in the past years and enjoyed being involved in them. I love to speak my mind and am looking for new things to learn about all the time.

    Cynthia Cynthia C.

    I am the your Vice President and a junior this year. I'm very involved in black culture. I enjoy going to the African festivals with my aunt who's from Gambia, and I like to wear tribal clothes on the holidays. I am half west African. I’ve been involved in the BSU for two years now and this year I hope to be more involved in anyway I can. I love art, music, and swimming.

    Deonia W. Deonia W.

    Lindy Lindy S.

Important Handouts and BSU Documents

Ask a teacher about African (American) History...

  • Were Africans in America before Columbus?

    Posted by: Berumen

    Short answer: yes! Based on art, skeletal remains, and language, scientists can tell Africans have been using the oceans' currents to sail from West Africa to the Americas for over a thousand years. But they are not the only ones. There is plenty of evidence to suggest Asians and Pacific Islanders as far away as New Zealand and Australia have been coming to the Americas too.

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Articles and Must Reads

Important Books You Might Like

  • They Came Before Columbus

    by Ivan van Sertima Year Published: 1976 nonfiction

    They Came Before Columbus reveals a compelling, dramatic, and superbly detailed documentation of the presence and legacy of Africans in ancient America. Examining navigation and shipbuilding; cultural analogies between Native Americans and Africans; the transportation of plants, animals, and textiles between the continents; and the diaries, journals, and oral accounts of the explorers themselves, Ivan Van Sertima builds a pyramid of evidence to support his claim of an African presence in the New World centuries before Columbus.

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