CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Alabama State University
Lecture: Ida B. Wells Lecture Series
Competition: Black History Month Speech Competition

Benedict College (S.C.)

Presentation and lecture: Minister Tony Hare, a
Benedict College alumnus and founder of the Stop the Violence Tour
Presentation: African-American History MonthBrought to Life: historical analysis and interpretation,essays and poetry, theatrical recreations of historical events, art displays, and musical presentations
Workshop: Personal Financial Planning: budgeting, establishing and maintaining credit and basic investment tips

Bowling Green State University (Ohio)
Luncheon: Black History Month Kickoff Luncheon
Performance: “The Best of Dinner Theatre” — comedian Jay Lamont
Forum: Fade to Black With the African People’s
Association: Open Forum on the Relationships Between Black Americans and Africans
Lecture: Dr. Angela M. Nelson, chair, department of popular culture, BGSU — the books, articles and college courses on hip-hop culture
Event: Taste of February

California State University, Northridge
Performance:
“Ain’t Misbehavin” — The Fats
Waller Musical Show Foothill Community College (Calif.)
Lecture: Black History Month Lecture Series Part I: Nile Valley & Ancient African Civilization
Dance: Love & Protect: Foothill College Valentine’sDay Dance
Awards: 10th Annual African Achievers Awards
Concert:Make a Joyful Noise Gospel Concert

George Mason University (Va.)
Performance: “Roots, Rhythms, and Soul — A Celebration of Culture Through Music,” Gye Nyame Dance Troupe and reggae-rock group Fear Nuttin’
Concert: Randall’s Rhythms — Mason’s own Jazz Ensemble
Seminar:“Health Risks to African-Americans” Howard University (D.C.)
Event: Golden Key International Honor Society:Black History Month Program Loyola Marymount University (Calif.)
Concert: The World Music Chamber Series — William Chatman Nyaho

Lincoln University (Pa.)
Black History Month Convocation

Miami-Dade College (Fla.)
Meet the Author:
Geoffrey Philp — Grandpa Sydney’s Anancy Stories and Benjamin,My Son
Workshops: Adinkra Symbols Workshops, Brenda Jordan, artist
Performance: “A Storydance: A Creative Interpretation of the Anansi Stories” — Freddick Bratcher and Company Contemporary Dance Theatre

Norfolk State University (Va.)
Display: Slavery memorabilia, Lyman Beecher Brooks Library

Ohio University
Health Event: National Black HIV/AIDS Information Day
Speaker: James McBride, award-winning writer, composer and saxophonist
Event: Black History Month Trivia Game

Portland Community College (Ore.)
Speaker: Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

SUNY Rockland Community College
Dedication: Collection of African-American literature and books on African-American culture will be named in honor of Dr. Jaqueline L. Holland
Discussion: “The Literary Triumphs and Challenges of African-Americans,” Author Corey Burkes, faculty and students
Performance: The contributions of women to the development of jazz in the 20th century — EricaKaplan

Southeast Missouri State University
Book Discussion: What Black Men Should Do Now: 100 Simple Truths, Ideas and Concepts
Book sale: historical and fictional accounts of the Black experience. Speaker: “Race, Class and the Death Penalty” Roberta M. Harding, Wilburt D. Ham Professorn of Law, University of Kentucky

Southern Utah University
Performance: “Portraits of Courage: African-Americans You Wish You Had Known”

Tidewater Community College (Va.)
Guest Speaker: “Living the Dream” — Marlene Randall, Portsmouth city councilwoman
Exhibit: Ceramic art exhibit on the works of Sharif Bey, assistant professor of art and director of the art program, Winston-Salem State University
Concert: Hitz on the Plaza: Featuring Motown’s Greatest

University of Michigan
Summit: “Politics, Globalization and the Hip- Hop Generation”
Symposium: “Preserving Diversity! From Proposition 209 to Proposal 2: Examining the Effects of Anti-Affirmative Action Voter Initiatives,” host — the Black Law Students’ Alliance at the University of Michigan School of Law

University of Virginia
Event: Black Men’s Breakfast
Speech: “State of the Office of African-American Affairs” — Dr. Maurice Apprey, dean, office of African-American affairs
Discussion: “Making History: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” — Black Physicians of UVA 
Speech: “Black History the Missing Chapter: African American Entrepreneurs” — Alfred A. Edmond Jr., editor in chief, Black Enterprise



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