Black History Month Events Sponsored by the MAC

The Black History Cypher II
(Sponsored by MAP and NPHC)
7 p.m.
Feb. 7
Student Union Building Down Under
Come join MAP and NPHC in the use of performance art to celebrate the history, present and future of the African American culture. Refreshments will be provided. Admission is $4, or $3 with a canned good.

Bus Ride to Justice
7 p.m.
Feb. 8
Baldwin Auditorium
During the tumultuous years of the Civil Rights Movement, Fred D. Gray served as the lawyer for Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks; he also argued in cases involving school desegregations and helped bring about a presidential apology for victims of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study.
“I’m Black &....”
(Sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.)
6:13-8 p.m.
Feb. 12
A discussion of the importance and origin of Black History month and important contributors. Participants will explore the impact of historical Black leaders such as Rosa Parks, W.E.B. DuBois. They will also engage in interactive experiences-using Black silhouettes to discover and discuss what it means to be Black. With permission, silhouettes will be mounted and will hang in the MAC for the duration of Black History month.
Soulful Sunday Dinner
5-6 p.m.
Feb. 16
Ryle Hall Main Lounge
Food is limited.
Documentary: “Inequality for All”
7-9 p.m.
Feb. 19
Student Union Building Alumni Room 2105
A passionate argument on behalf of the middle class, “Inequality for All” demonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy. At the conclusion of the film, Paul Parker, professor of political science, will lead a short, moderated discussion. Pickler Memorial Library is credited for purchasing the film as well as the rights to show it campus wide.
Post-screening live webcast with Robert Reich
5-7 p.m.
Feb. 20
Violette Hall 1236
A 30-minute post-screening live webcast with Robert Reich from the documentary “Inequality for All” followed by group discussion. Snacks will be provided.
Jazz Festival
(Sponsored By Phi Mu Alpha)
8 p.m.
Feb. 22

Sights and Sounds of Africa
(Sponsored By African Students Association)
6 p.m.
Feb. 23
Student Union Building Georgian Rooms
Africa 360: Faces of Africa          

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