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Black History Month 2012

Celebrating Voices Accross the African Diaspora


Jan 23 - Feb 23
In the Realm of Senses
Memorial Exhibit of Works by Prof. Richard Yarde
Herter Art Gallery
sponsored by the Herter Art Gallery

Jan 31 - Feb 1
The Color Purple
7:30pm, Fine Arts Center

Feb 1
"Black Power Mix Tapes 1967-1975"
Film screening with discussion
6:30pm, MXCC
sponsored by Black Student Union (BSU) and Real Music Exposed

Feb 3
Stroll Competition
7:00pm - 2:00am, Student Union Ballroom
sponsored by NPHC and MGC

Date TBA
"Black English"
presentation by Prof. Lisa Green
7:00pm - 9:00pm, MXCC
sponsored by MXCC Staff

Feb 13
Black History Month Jeopardy
7:00pm - 10:00pm, MXCC
sponsored by BSU and Nu Tau Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi

Feb 15
Patterns of Freedom
7:00pm - 10:00pm, MXCC
sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha

Feb 21
African/African-American Identity Discussion
7:00pm, MXCC
sponsored by the African Student Association

Feb 23
18th Annual Du Bois Lecture feat. Dr. Derrick Alridge
Author of "The Educational Thoughts of W.E.B. Du Bois"
4:30pm, Cape Cod Lounge
sponsored by the W.E.B Du Bois Library - Special Collections

Feb 24
Ode to the Black Power Movement
*price TBA*
7:00pm - 2:00am, Student Union Ballroom
sponsored by BSU

Feb 25
SOCA Cultural Night
*price TBA*
7:00pm, Student Union Ballroom
sponsored by Students of Caribbean Ancestry

Feb 26
Soul Food Sunday
7:00pm - 10:00pm, MXCC
sponsored by MXCC Staff and Dining Services

Feb 27
"Precious Knowledge"
Film screening with panel discussion on Arizona's proposal to eliminate ethnic studies in education
5:30pm - 8:00pm, Campus Center Auditorium
sponsored by CMASS, Anthropology Dept and Communications Dept

Feb 27
Back to Basics
*price TBA*
7:00pm - 10:00pm, MXCC
sponsored by Sigma Gamma Rho and Omega Psi Phi

Feb 28
The N-Word Through Art
7:00pm, MXCC
sponsored by Sigma Gamma Rho and Omega Psi Phi

Feb 29
Keep A Child Alive Charity Event
7:00pm, Cape Cod Lounge
sponsored NSBE and SOCA

Black History Month is supported by the Office of Student Affairs and Campus Life and the Center for Student Development.