Black History Month 2017

BHM Fyler

Black History Month 2017

Sponsored by Multicultural Programs in collaboration with The Diversity Fund, SAC, Untamed Tongues, Association of Black Collegians, NPHC, African Student Association, NAACP, F.A.I.T.H Ministries and HIS Legacy

Feb 2
Lunch and learn: History of Springfield’s black community
Time: 12:30-1:30pm
MRC Annex
Guest speaker: Wes Pratt, Assistant to the President, Chief Diversity Officer
Refreshments provided

Feb 6
Dine and discuss: Self-sustainable black communities
MRC Annex
Guest speaker: Mark Dixon, Executive Director Bartley-Decatur Neighborhood Center
Refreshments provided

Feb 8
Southside with you movie viewing and discussion
PSU Theater
Guest speaker: Hasani Pettiford, Author and Co-Founder of Couples Academy
Free food

Feb 9
Lunch and learn: Give me my credit, widening the scope of #BLM movement
MRC Annex
Refreshments provided

Feb 13
“13” documentary showing
MRC Annex
Refreshments provided

Feb 16
Lunch and learn: Black and the Consitution
MRC Annex
Guest speaker: Dr. Jamaine Abidogun, Professor of History & MSED Program Coordinator
Refreshments provided

Feb 17
A night of art and soul
PSU 400
Refreshments provided

Feb 23
Shattering the Silences: Trauma and healing in the diaspora
PSU Theater

Feb 25
Black history month banquet and fashion show
PSU Grand Ballroom
Free admission, tickets required for entry
Tickets will be available in the PSU Feb 10-24

Feb 27-28
Keynote speaker: Ben Sanders III
“Race, law enforcement and faith-based racism”
February 27, 7:00pm
MSU Welcome Center

Lunch and learn: “Black theology and BLM”
February 28, 12:30pm-1:30pm
MRC Annex
Free pizza and drinks

Contact or call (417) 836-8921



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