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African American Heritage Month

February 1

African Heritage Month Opening Ceremony
Student Cafeteria, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

February 3

Alumni Panel (Started Here, Went Everywhere!)
BMCC Express, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

February 6

Miseducation of the Black Woman (Panel and Lecture)
Room N-452, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

February 8

Land of the Free? (Holistic Wellness Presentation)
Room S-737, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

February 9

Mental Health Awareness Presentation and Conversation
Room N-451, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

February 14

Writer's Workshop/African American Women Writer's Panel
Room N-451, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

February 15

Health and Wellness Workshop and Workout Session (Gerren Liles, "The Peoples Trainer")
Student Cafeteria, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

February 16

Center for Ethnic Studies AHM 2017 Event
Room N-451, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

February 21

Race, Class, Politics, How Did We Get Here? Presenters: Dr. Maria Delongoria, Medgar Evers and BMCC Professor James Blake
event cancelled--may be rescheduled

Race Movies: Oscar Micheaux and Early African American Filmmakers.
Room N-452, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

February 22

Starting Your Own Business: A Black Entrepreneurs Panel
Room S-737, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

February 23

Shared Legacies: Narratives of Race and Reconciliation by Descendants of Slaveholders and the Enslaved, Presenter: Prof. Jill Strauss
Room N-452, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

WEB Dubois: Then and Now, Presenter: Prof. Sheldon Applewhite, Prof. Rose Kim, Prof. C. Ray Borck
Room N-451, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

February 24

Celebrating a Living Black History Maker: Ed Dwight
Multiple Locations, 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sharecropping and the American Economy, Presenter: Dr. Sade Turnipseed, Mississippi Valley State University
Room N-451, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

February 27

Cape Coast Castle: A Two Movement Musical Composition for Orchestra (Talk and Performance), Presenter: Prof. Joyce Moorman
Room N-451, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

February 28

Closing Events:

Jazz in the "AHM" Cafe (light refreshments)
Student Cafeteria, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Poetry Reading by David Mills
Student Cafeteria, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.