Michael Davis Lecture

The speaker is Sarah Glover, president of the National Association of Black Journalists and social media editor for NBC. Sponsored by the Department of Mass Media.

Date: February 11, 2019
Time: 6 pm
Location: Rose Theatre

Movie and Discussion: CRASH (2004)

Rated R. Drama/ Crime. Running time: 1h 55m. This event is sponsored by the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity and the Black Student Union.

Date: February 15, 2019
Time: 6 pm
Location: University Center Ballroom A

"Damn.": How Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for Music (and how the media reacted)

Dr. Jacqui Wilson and Dr. Tamara Zellars Buck will be presenting. This event is sponsored by the Black Faculty and Staff Alliance.

Date: February 21, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: University Center Ballroom A

Living While Black #unity

Panel presentation about living in modern America identified as African-American. Panelist will share their story, experiences, and struggles living while black. Facilitated by Dr. Shonta Smith.

Date: February 25, 2019
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Cape Public Library

Protest, Power, and Progress: Exploring Black Males across the Lifespan

Dr. C. P. Gause, Chair and Professor of the Department of Leadership, Middle and Secondary will take the audience on a journey of discovery, wonder and intrigue. This interactive session will showcase the narratives and (his) stories of Black Men who changed the trajectory of American culture. This presentation is based on the newly researched edited volume from Drs. Ransaw, Gause and Majors- “The Handbook of Research on Black Males: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Multidisciplinary (International Race and Education Series)” published by Michigan State University Press.

Date: February 19, 2019
Time: 5 pm
Location: University Center Indian Room


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