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Seniors Sumeya Ali and Idman Warsame smile radiantly as they walk down the auditorium stairs to represent their country, Somalia, in the fashion show.
Westerville South performs annual Black History Month show
Grace Rodstrom, News/Feature Editor • February 28, 2024

Each year, students of all Westerville schools anticipate the biggest student-run show of February: The annual Black History Month Show. With...

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Barack Obama - First African American president
Charles Amara, Business Manager • February 20, 2024

Barack Obama served as the 44th president of the United States. Some of his accomplishments include becoming the first African American president,...

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Aretha Franklin - The queen of soul
Anne Keir, Reporter • February 13, 2024

Aretha Franklin was born on March 25, 1942, in Memphis, Tennessee and she died in 2018 at the age of 76. Aretha won 18 Grammys. She had 112 singles...

Sam Cooke – Most prominent black vocalists post-WWI era

“I was born by the river, in a little tent, and just like the river, I’ve been running ever since.”
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Sam Cooke is considered one of the most prominent black vocalists in the post-WWI era. Also known as the King of Soul, he rose to fame as a singer of the gospel quartet, The Soul Stirrers. Cooke was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987 and received the first Pioneer Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation in 1999. 

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Sumira Adhikari, Reporter
Hey! I’m Sumira Adhikari, a sophomore and a reporter with The Scribe. I’m also part of Global Scholars Diploma Program, Hope Squad, and Student Council. I enjoy reading, drawing, and crocheting, and I love writing and poetry. I’m really looking forward to delving into journalism this year!

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