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These are events related to Black History Month 2015. Click event titles for more information.

In addition to the below events, the Titan Dining Room will be offering the following menus in honor of Black History Month:

  • Week 1: Caribbean dinner
  • Week 2: Soulfood lunch
  • Week 3: African dinner
  • Week 4: Creole lunch

Tuesday, Feb. 3

Black History Month Movie Presentation: "Get on Up"

7 p.m., Student Center, Grounds Coffeehaus, McNichols Campus
Presentation of James Brown's biopic in honor of Black History Month
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Thursday, Feb. 5

Interfaith Dinner

6 p.m., Fountain Lounge, Student Center, McNichols Campus
Interfaith dinner engages people of all faith traditions to come together around discussion and a meal.
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Monday, Feb. 9

Black History Month Guest Speaker: Karsonya Wise Whitehead

7 p.m., Ballroom, Student Center, McNichols Campus
Dr. Karsonya Wise Whitehead examines her book, Author of Notes from a Colored Girl: The Civil War Pocket Diaries of Emilie Frances Davis.
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Tuesday, Feb. 10

Karsonya Whitehead: Letter to My Teenage Sons

10 a.m., Fountain Lounge, Student Center, McNichols Campus
Guest Speaker: Karsonya Whitehead to speak to students.
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Friday, Feb. 13

Love Stories from the Underground Railroad

Noon, Ballroom, Student Center, McNichols Campus
A presentation featuring stories of the struggles of couples who ran from slavery to freedom through the Underground Railroad.
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Tuesday, Feb. 17

Spoken Word Poetry: Keir Jackson

7 p.m., Student Center, Grounds Coffeehaus, McNichols Campus
Poet Keir Jackson will speak about the Griots in Africa, African American History and performing spoken word poetry.
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Wednesday, Feb. 18

Film: Freedom Summer

7 p.m., Chemistry Building, Room 114, McNichols Campus
The film narrates the event of summer of 1964, when more than 700 student activists took segregated Mississippi by storm underscored by the systematic exclusion of African Americans from the political process.
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Saturday, Feb. 21

Discover the D: Charles Wright Museum

10 a.m., Charles Wright Museum, Detroit
Exploring African American culture in downtown Detroit at the Charles Wright Museum.
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Thursday, Feb. 26

Film: Breaking Bread, Breaking Beats

7 p.m., Ford Life Sciences Building, Room 113, McNichols Campus
A film showing the impact of Hip-Hop on the Black Church.
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