Black African Coalition

Black African Coalition

Black African Coalition

The Black African Coalition at Arizona State University dedicates itself to unifying students of African descent (hereby known as ASU Black, African, & Caribbean students) toward the following common goals and objectives for this community: supporting our recruitment, retention, and graduation, increase visibility as a campus presence through the support of social programming and Black Student Unions on each campus and through the activities and participation of Black, African, & Caribbean campus organization, and advocate for the be a voices of for all ASU Black, African, & Caribbean students and organizations.

Black African Coalition

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A complete listing of BAC member organizations is provided within the resources section below.

Upcoming events

Throughout the academic year, Arizona State University dedicates months and weeks to honoring Sun Devils’ heritage. The Black African Coalition leads the celebration of Black History Month each February. To learn how you can be involved in planning the celebration of our rich, diverse community of ASU students, connect with our coalition.

Club Spotlight

BAC Wellness Friday

The BAC promotes health and wellness through these hard times of a racial and health pandemic. Please see these resources that are here to assist you.

As we look into the future, the BAC sees a variety of ways that we can continue to advocate for the ASU Black community as well as improve the individual experience for each student. The BAC has committed to a series of initiatives that we are promising to be completed by Fall 2021. Our priorities for the 2020-2021 school year are:

  • Implementing President Crow’s 25 commitments
  • Creating the BAC Scholarship that is strictly for Black students ranging from undergraduate to postgraduate
  • Creating the Black Sun Devil Tour that is strictly for incoming Black students
  • Disarming and De-funding ASU PD
  • Creating more career and professional opportunities for our Black Students

We are here for you! Thank you for all of your support so far this year.

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Immediate Resources

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Donnie Daggett

Counselor for ASU Counseling Services
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LaToya Grigler/Daniels

Counselor for ASU Counseling Services
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Kenja Hassan

Assistant Vice President, Government & Community

Resources for Students of Color

Black African Coalition Officers

Aniyah Braveboy

Aniyah Braveboy
President
As a senior studying Business: Public Service and Public Policy with a minor in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Aniyah Braveboy has taken the legal and political career field by storm. She looks forward to guiding the Black African Coalition into a year of community service, retention, and successful implementation of legislation to better the life of the Black community at ASU.

Cornelius Foxworth II

Cornelius Foxworth II
Vice President
Cornelius Foxworth II is a Senior majoring in Psychology with a double minor Business & Criminal Justice. He is looking forward to advocating for Black students and organizations to create an overall more inclusive environment at Arizona State University.

Katelyn Kubly

Katelyn Kubly
Treasurer
Katelyn Kubly is a junior majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in Criminal Justice and Socio-Legal Studies. In her roles as the Treasurer for the Black African Coalition and the Black Undergraduate Law Society and as a First-Year Success Coach, she hopes to continue to advocate for black students at ASU.

 

Taylor Jackson

Taylor Jackson
Secretary
Taylor Jackson is a junior majoring in Psychology and Anthropology with a certificate in Public Administration and Public Management. She’s looking forward to building more safe and equitable space and creating more opportunities for Black students to connect as a community.

Sinobia Aiden

Sinobia Aiden
Civic Engagement
Sinobia Aiden is a junior studying political science and journalism and Mass communication. Her passion is to combine the two by effectively communicating the process and procedures of the American government to the general public and creating a new generation of civically engaged citizens

Divine Lee

Divine Lee
Civic Engagement
Divine Lee is ready to help create change on the ASU Campus one event at a time with the Black African Coalition by helping develop new policies, new events, and new opportunities. As a junior studying computer system engineering with a focus on cybersecurity, Divine is organized, attentive, and passionate about the cause of helping Black students, faculty, and staff here.

 

Rachel Porché

Rachel Porché
Public Relations
Rachel Porché is a sophomore at Arizona State University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business: Public Service and Public Policy. She utilizes her leadership and creative skills to help build a powerful and present image of the Black African Coalition on all social media platforms.

Black African Coalition Member Organizations

To connect with one of our member organizations, please log on to SunDevilSync.

Organization Name Instagram Handle Campus
African American Men of ASU (AAMASU) @the.aamasu Tempe
African Students Association (AFSA) @AFSA_ASU Tempe
Black African Coalition (BAC) @blackafricancoalition Tempe
Black Artists and Designers Association (B.A.D) @blackartistsanddesigners Tempe
Black Business Student Association (BBSA) @bbsa_asu Tempe
Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) @asu_bgsa Tempe
Black Medical Student Association (BMSA) @asu.bmsa Tempe
Black Student Union (BSU)- Downtown Phoenix @bsudowntown Downtown
Black Student Union (BSU)-Polytechnic @asu.polybsu Polytechnic
Black Student Union (BSU)-West @asu_blackstudentunion West
Black Undergraduate Law Society (BULS) @buls_asu Tempe
Caribbean Student Association (CSA) @CSAofASU Tempe
Ethiopian and Eritrean Student Association (EESA) @eesa_asu Tempe
Impact Movement @impactasu Tempe
Love in Color @loveincolor.asu Tempe
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) @arizonastatenaacp Tempe
National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) @nabj_atasu Downtown
National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) @Asu_ncnw Tempe
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) @nsbe_asu Tempe
Sudanese American Association (SAA) @saa.asu Tempe
Zaria @Zaria_asu Tempe
Greek Organizations
National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) @asu_nphc Tempe
Gamma Iota Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc @gi_nupes1948 Tempe
Iota Kappa Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. @Iotakappadst Tempe
Mu Eta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. @muetaalphas Tempe
Lambda Xi Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc @asu_sigmas Tempe
Beta Pi Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. @betapisgrho Tempe
Zeta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. @za_aka Tempe
Kappa Iota Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. @asu_zetas Tempe

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Student Life

President of GPSA cultivates a culture of inclusivity at ASU

President of GPSA cultivates a culture of inclusivity at ASU

After being involved with GPSA for two years, Ph.D. student Leah Jones decided to run for president to provide better representation to those whose voices weren’t being heard on campus, specifically students of color, women and international students.


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Celebrating Black History Month 2020 at ASU

Celebrating Black History Month 2020 at ASU

For ASU senior and president of the Zeta Phi Beta sorority Destiny May, Black History Month is “dedicated to celebrating the excellence of black people … highlighting the beauty and talent and skills that we exhibit.” This year, the Black African Coalition planned events all month long to celebrate on every ASU campus.


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Sun Devils marked Juneteenth with virtual events

Sun Devils marked Juneteenth with virtual events

The students of ASU’s Black African Coalition cosponsored a virtual Juneteenth celebration in which Sun Devils participated from their home communities locally and around the country. The two events gave students the opportunity to learn, connect and voice questions through virtual conversation.


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Location

400 E. Orange Street
Tempe, AZ 85287

Office Hours

Aniyah Braveboy: Monday and Wednesdays 2-5 p.m.
Cornelius Foxworth: Thursdays noon-3 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

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