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Black History Month Events Planned

Publication Date: 2/3/2012

In celebration of Black History Month, Rhodes will present the following events on campus free and open to the public:

Tuesday, Feb. 7
National Black HIV/Aids Awareness Day
Information and Ribbon Distribution
12-1 p.m., Lynx Lair

Wednesday, Feb. 8
Panel Discussion: “Where Are All the Black Swans: A Community Response”
Presented by Rhodes′ African American Studies Program in collaboration with Collage Dance Collective Members of the arts community especially are encouraged to attend and take part in this interactive conversation.
6 p.m., Blount Auditorium, Buckman Hall

Monday, Feb. 13
Soul Food and Sitcoms
Rhodes’ Black Student Association will discuss the images and the ideology of Black sitcoms while viewing “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “Living Single”
Meal to be provided by Melanie’s Soulfood Restaurant
7 p.m., Orgill Room, Clough Hall

Monday, Feb. 20
Moving Beyond Prejudice: “Prom Night in Mississippi”
Documentary Viewing and Conversation with the Director, Paul Saltzman
7 p.m., Blount Auditorium, Buckman Hall

Tuesday, Feb. 28
“State of the Black Community” Sponsored by Rhodes’ Black Student Association
6 p.m., Orgill Room, Clough Hall

Events are co-sponsored by Rhodes’ Mike Curb Institute, African American Studies Department, Kinney Program, Black Student Association, Film Studies & Multicultural Affairs.

For more information, contact Sabrina Brown, Rhodes’ Office of Multicultural Affairs, at browns@rhodes.edu or (901) 843-3529.

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