• PRIDE Black Student Alliance

    PRIDE Black Student Alliance (PRIDE BSA) is an organization that serves as a support system for student members as well as an educational tool for the University and community. Each year, PRIDE sponsors activities and speakers to raise awareness about and celebrate the rich cultural experiences of people of African descent. PRIDE's annual events are Black History Month, Gospel Night, Kwanzaa and the Black Bag Series.

    PRIDE was established in 1969 during the Civil Rights Movement. PRIDE was the first student of color organization that was established here at Hamline University. The goal of PRIDE was to focus on promoting racial identity, dignity and equality. PRIDE represented and was inclusive of all student of color, as well as white students and international students. The first president of PRIDE was Richard Jones.

    Click here to read the PRIDE Constitution.


    Amin Amos 
    Email: aamos01@hamline.edu


    Ladan Siraji 
    Email: lsiraji01@hamline.edu    

    Vice President

    Tottiana  Duffy  

    Email: tduff03@hamline.edu 


    David Peterson 
    Email: dpeterson35@hamline.edu

    Public Relations

    Jasmine Tappin


    Netta Thomas 
    Email: athomas13@hamline.edu 

    BHM Coordinator   

    Tiara Arrandondo-Hunter 
    Email: tarrandondohunter01@hamline.edu

    BHM Coordinator 

    Shay Mitchell 


    Carlos Sneed
    Email: csneed@hamline.edu  

  • Hamline News

    This month's This is My Story event takes place on Thursday, December 3 from 11:30 a.m.-12:40 p.m. in Giddens Learning Center room 100E and focuses on the Muslim community.

    The PRIDE Black Student Alliance student group invites the Hamline community to attend its 18th annual Kwanzaa celebration on Wednesday, December 2 in Anderson Room 111 at 5 p.m. Join in celebrating African-American culture and history through music, literature, and food.

    As the December holiday season fast approaches, mark your calendars with the following holiday concerts and worship events. Please keep an eye on Inside Hamline for additional events and programs.