Black History Month Events

Annual Black History Knowledge Bowl
6 p.m.
Feb. 9
Student Union Building Georgian Room A

Test your knowledge of historical African-American figures, events and inventions.

Freedom Writer Speakers
7 p.m.
Feb. 15
Baldwin Hall Auditorium

Listen as the real Freedom Writers speak about their experiences and struggles throughout high school and how they overcame adversity to become successful.  

Shades of Black: A Celebration of Black History and Culture Through the Arts
11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Feb. 16-21

Student Union Building Georgian Rooms A, B and HUB

6 p.m.
Feb. 17
Student Union Building Georgian Rooms A and B

The reception is open to all and includes special guest performances.

Ailey II
7:30 p.m.
Feb. 23
Baldwin Hall Auditorium

Ailey II is an exceptional dance performance company that merges the spirit and energy of the country’s best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding choreographers.

Jazz Festival
8 p.m.
Feb. 27
Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall

Sights and Sounds of Africa
5 p.m.
Feb. 27
Student Union Building Down Under

Experience the African Students’ Association showcase of talent, dance, music, fashion, drama and tributes straight from Africa. Also enjoy a free African buffet.

Sponsored by African Students Association, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kohlenberg Lyceum Series, Multicultural Affairs Center, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and Residence Life.
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