Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

Celebrating Black History: A Look at How Selected Colleges and Universities Celebrate Black History Month

Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

Celebrating Black History: A Look at How Selected Colleges and Universities Celebrate Black History Month

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* ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY

Exhibit: "A Spirit People: One View of the Interfaith Pilgrimage of the Middle Passage"

* BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY, OHIO Performance: Young People's Concert: Afro-Caribbean Ensemble

* CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY, SAN LUIS OBISPO

Performance: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

* CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO

Poetry: "Get on the Mic, Gamma Poetry Night," sponsored by Gamma Phi Delta

Workshop: "Woman to Woman Empowerment"

Panels: "Prop 209: What's Legal? What's Not?" and "Racial Classification vs. Racial Preference"

* EDMONDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, WASH.

Multimedia: Room-in-Nation, a unique multimedia experience allows students to ponder and learn about diverse cultures in the United States

* KNOX COLLEGE, ILL.

Lecture: "Knox College and the Western Illinois Underground Railroad," by Owen Muelder, director of the Underground Railroad Freedom Center at Knox College

Lecture: "BCD's of Black Female & Black Male Relationships," by Fred Hord, professor of Black studies at Knox College and founder of the Association for Black Culture Centers

Performance: Umoja Community Gospel Choir

* LYCOMING COLLEGE, PENN.

Performance: Slam poet, E-Baby

Lecture: Dr. Alvin Poussaint, author, psychiatrist, social critic and consultant to "The Cosby Show"

* MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY, LA.

Film Series: "4 Little Girls"; "Underground Railroad"; "Eyes on the Prize"; "Separate but Equal"; "imitation of Life"

Performance: Jazz Clarinetist Alvin Baptiste

Performance Art: "Embodying Blackness"

* MIAMI DADE COLLEGE NORTH CAMPUS, FLA.

Lecture/Tribute: "Bob Marley, Apostle of Freedom," by Professor Geoffrey Philp

Panel: "The Cosby Conversation: The Educational Imperative & the African-American Community"

Cultural Bazaar: featuring food, music, arts and crafts of the African Diaspora

* MIAMI UNIVERSITY OF OHIO

Lecture Series: Aaron McGruder, creator of the comic strip, "Boondocks"

* NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY, VA.

Health Fair: Reducing Health Disparities

Play: "American Menu" by Don Wilson Glenn

Film: "Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey"

* OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY, VA.

Lecture: President's Lecture Series "The Politics of Equality:" Dr. Roger Wilkins, Pulitzer-Prize winner, commentator on National Public Radio, professor of history & culture, George Mason University

* OTTERBEIN COLLEGE, OHIO

Lecture: "Where Are the Brothers At? …

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