Magazine article Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Black History Month

Magazine article Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Black History Month

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Benedict College (S.C.)

18th Annual Harambee Festival

Berklee College of Music (Mass.)

Performance/Discussion: "Black Music Matters" - Grammy Award-winning musical group Sweet Honey in the Rock, scholar Dr. Cornel West and the Berklee student gospel ensemble Overjoyed combine to weave a performance and lecture on the history and current landscape of Black music

Bryant University (R.I.)

Lecture: President's Cultural Series - musician Ellis Hall

Clark University (Mass.)

Performance: Storyteller Onawumi Jean Moss tells stories of African folklore

Presentation: "99 Questions" - Mark Cryer uses multimedia to answer "all the questions you've wanted to ask African-Americans but were too afraid to ask"

College of DuPage (Ill.)

Lecture: Garrard McClendon, author of The African-American Guide to Better English: An African-American Survival Manual for Speaking and Writing

College of William & Mary (Va.)

Black History Month Trivia Quiz

Fairleigh Dickinson University (N.J.)

Lecture: Black alumni discuss the challenges and opportunities current students will face after graduation

Foothill College (Calif.)

Performance: Dallas Black Dance Theater

Lecture Series: "Social & Personal Responsibility" - Comedian Vince Morris; The Nile Valley & Ancient African Civilization" - history professor Manu Ampim; "The 'N' Word - A Message of Madness" - Dr. Eddie Moore Jr.; "The Buffalo Soldier - A Retrospective of His Life, Service & Family" - historian Anthony Powell; "The Colored Museum Film & Panel Discussion" - instructors Natalia Menendez and Dr. Harry Saterfield

Harris-Stowe State University (Mo.)

Lecture: "Honor Educate Appreciate Love (HEAL) Hip Hop" - A four-part series examines various aspects and entities involved in the hip-hop movement

Film: "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts" - Director Spike Lee's four-part documentary on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans

Performance: St. Louis Jazz Showcase/Wolff Jazz Institute Tour

Lafayette College (Pa.)

Student Panel: "What is Black Soul?" - Students explore the meaning and significance of Black Soul

Film: "When the Levees Brake: A Requiem in Four Acts" - Director Spike Lee's four-part documentary on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans

Exhibit/Lecture: Artist Robin Holder presents and discusses her exhibit "What's Black and White and Red All Over? An African American Russian Jewish Red Diaper Baby"

Medgar Evers College (N.Y.)

Panel Discussion: "Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome Theory" - Dr. Joy DeGruy-Leary, assistant professor at Portland State University

Performance and Panel Discussion: Black writers reflect on representations of prison literature

Rockland Community College (N. …

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