A Snapshot of Black History Month Celebrations

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Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio

02/01: Abel Bartley, Ph.D., author, urban history expert and assistant professor of history from the University of Akron will present a free public lecture titled "City and County Consolidation: A Political Trick or Treat for Minority Communities: Jacksonville, Florida ACase Study."

George Mason University, Fairfax, Va.

02/01: Afican American Studies leads a symbolic march in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

02/01: GMU Professor Roger W. Wilkins will moderate discussion on "King's Legacy in a New Political Era." Panel speakers are Vickey Wilcher, Nelson Diaz, Toni Michelle Travis and Ron Walters

02/07: Dr. Robin Kelley will deliver W.E.B. DuBois Lecture, "Jazz and Freedom Go Hand in Hand: Thelonious Monk Plays Politics of the'60s."

02/08: JC Cinema and Student Activities host a post-movie discussion, "Where Are They Now?" with members of the 1971 T.C. Williams football team portrayed in the movie "Remember the Titans."

02/18: Annual Gospel Extravaganza

02/28: The Office of Diversity Programs and Services presents Bev Smith, host of the "Bev Smith Show" Topic: "The Agenda of People of Color in the New Millennium."

Norfolk State University, Norfolk Va.

02/05: Dr. Michael Blakey, professor and curator of the Cobb Institute at Howard University, discusses "New York's Burial Ground and the Struggle for Human Rights."

02/08: Dr. Delanyard Robinson, professor of psychology at Norfolk State University, discusses "Examples and Sources of African American Resilience."

02/12: Dr.Scott French,assistant professor of history and assistant director of the Carter G. Woodson Institute at the University of Virginia, discusses "The Loyal Slaves at Dr. Blunt's House: Revisiting an Episode from Nat Turner's Rebellion."

02/19: Dr. Rosyln Walker, director of the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, discusses "African Art: Expanding Parameters."

Virginia State University, Petersburg

02/01: BanCaribe-Caribbean Band Gospel Play - "The Painful Experience"

02/02: Black history concert featuring The Pointer Sisters

02/13: Fashion Show

02/19: Samuel Taylor, author of Why Black Folks Call Themselves the "N" Word

02/20: Soul food dinner and Earth Tone Band(Reggae)

02/27: Michael Simanga, author of In the Shadow of the Sun, will lecture and present a session on creative writing. …