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Black History Month Feature: Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou is well known for her poetry, but most may not know about her difficult story and the hardships she had to go through at a young age. There are many things that make Angelou so unique and special. She had so many different occupations, including being a singer, dancer, actress, composer, author, editor, […]

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CHS Educators and Black History Month

History, as most know, is an incredibly important subject. That is why it is a requirement in most, if not all schools. Black history, however, is a fundamental part of history. Rooted in racism and discrimination, it is most often neglected in educational systems, or only certain parts of it are ever spoken about. There […]

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Black History Month Feature: Carlin Washington

Camas High School science teacher Carlin Washington expressed what Black History Month means to him. “Black History month to me is an opportunity to acknowledge an underrepresented culture that has had significant contributions to society.  It is a chance to celebrate with that culture and embrace the differences of another group of people.” Washington listed […]

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Black History Month Feature: Jackie Robinson

Camas High School college and career readiness teacher and varsity baseball coach Stephen Short reflected on the impact Jackie Robinson left not only on the sport of baseball but on the world. On April 15th, 1947, Robinson became the first African-American to break Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he started at first base for […]

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BHM Op-Ed: Amanda Gorman

If you are not aware of the name Amanda Gorman by now, you will be soon. Gorman is a 22-year-old up-and-coming political activist and poet that performed at President Joe Biden’s inauguration this last January and at Super Bowl LV earlier this month. On top of those two outstanding achievements, she has performed her poetry […]

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BHM Op-Ed: Nat ‘King’ Cole

Nathaniel Adams Cole (Nat ‘King’ Cole), is an important figure in America throughout the “swing” era, he is known for his talent in vocalizing and piano playing. Nat ‘King’ Cole’s prominence in the world has proven to be influential and inspiring for many people during and after his life. Nat ‘King’ Cole was born on […]

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Black History Month Feature: Isaiah Sampson

Isaiah Sampson, known to many as “Ezzy Buckets”, is a former student and star basketball player at Camas High School. Sampson graduated in 2019 and is continuing his basketball career at Peninsula College in Port Angeles, Washington. Sampson was a three-year varsity player at CHS. During his sophomore year, he was awarded Second-Team All-Greater Saint […]