January 31, 2012

Black History Month @ MDC, North Campus

North Campus 2012 Black History Month

Artifact and Literature Library Exhibit: 
A showcase of contributions by Black Women artist and writers

Roving Display: 
Famous Black Women in American History

Art Display by Arts & Philosophy Students, Lehman Theater Lobby
Wednesday, February 1st

Dark Girls, directed & produced by Bill Dukes Documentary & Discussion: Has anything really changed since the days of American slavery when dark-skinned Blacks were made to suffer even greater indignities than their lighter skinned counterparts? Ask today’s dark Black woman.

9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m., Room 2151 Contact: Gener Romeo, gromeo@mdc.edu
Monday, February 6th

African American Read-In

This event offers readings from the works of African American writers with the goal of making literacy a significant part of Black History Month and the life of every African American.

10:00 a.m. -Noon, Lehman Theater Contact: Jaime Anzalotta, janzalot@mdc.edu
Wednesday, February 8th

Arts & Philosophy (visiting artist series): -Rene Toledo, Afro-Cuban and traditional jazz

Special performance by Grammy Award Winning Guitarist & Producer, Rene Toledo

12 p.m., 2:00 -3:30pm, 7:00 p.m., Lehman Theater Contact: Arts & Philosophy Dept.
Tuesday, February 14th

Love Doesn’t Have to Hurt

Panel Discussion on what role our culture plays on the prevalence of verbal, physical and mental abuse in relationships and the accepted use of disrespectful verbiage including use of the “N” and “B” word in our youthful generation.

10:00 a.m. -11:00 p.m. Lehman Theater Contact: Carlton Daley, cdaley@mdc.edu

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