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BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS: A Month-Long Celebration
February 1 - February 28
BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS
Starting Monday, February 1st, visit the Student Life and Leadership webpage for an the entire month of February to celebrate and learn more about African American heritage.
“Did You Know” with Professor Melvin Waiters – “Did You Know” facts about black history by our very own Professor Waiters.
Harriett Tubman Recap and Pictures (Entire Month) – Students, faculty, and staff are invited to experience the life of Harriet Tubman. Some called her Moses, others called her General Tubman. She became the first woman in the Civil War to lead an assault, the Combahee River Raid in which 700 slaves were set free. The video of “The Portrayal of Harriet Tubman”, Cynthia Maddox’s one-women show giving insight to a leading abolitionist.
Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago – Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to witness a musical concert and cultural immersion featuring the Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago. In the Bantu language, “Muntu” means “the essence of humanity.” It’s what the Company seeks to express in its work and touch in its audiences. Through its performances, Muntu strives to create an atmosphere of communal participation, encouraging and inspiring audiences and participants to join in the celebrations!
For more information, please contact the Office of Student Life and Leadership at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2337.