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Campus Life at Merrimack

Black History Month Programs

Step Forward, learn from the past

 

A committee of students, faculty, and staff across campus have planned a full complement of events and activities surrounding Black History Month 2013.  

Included among them are:

  • Follow OSI_MC for a daily tweet of Black History
  •  Residence Hall bulletin boards have Black History Month themes
  • The McQuade Library has a display of books about notable figures in Black History throughout all of February

Black History Month 2013

February 1, 2013

February 11, 2013

  • Leaders in Black Hstory , All Day
    Sakowich First Floor Lounge
    A.L.A.N.A. presents an exhibit of biographies and photos of Black and African-Heritage leaders and influential persons. 
  • Hip Hop Culture, Race, and the Mythologies of a Post-Racial America , 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Cascia Hall
    In this presentation, Dr. Finnie D. Coleman will discuss the role race has played and continues to play in the genesis of Hip Hop culture while illuminating various misconceptions about Hip Hop culture and the role that the culture plays in both constructing and destroying “racial barriers” in the United States. 

February 26, 2013

  • Mix-it-up with Soul Food Dinner , 4:30pm - 7:30pm
    Sparky’s
    Experience a night of soul food prepared by Sparky’s and mix-up your dinner routine with new friends across the campus.  Winners of the Creative Expression contest will be announced as well.  

March 1, 2013

  • Tunnel of Oppresssion , 10:00am - 5:00pm
    Rogers Center for the Arts
    The Tunnel of Oppresion is an interactive event that highlights contemporary issues of oppression, designed to introduce the concepts of oppression, privilege, and power. 

March 2, 2013

  • Tunnel of Oppresssion , 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Rogers Center for the Arts
    The Tunnel of Oppression is an interactive event that highlights contemporary issues of oppression, designed to introduce the concepts of oppression, privilege, and power.