Black History Month Events Continuing Through February
Guilford’s 2012 Black History Month observance, titled “Many Faces of Blackness,” is continuing with a series of discussions, films and performances in February.
Among the events are an Underground Railroad tour; two poetry events, Generations and Def Jam; a Get on the Bus African American tour of Greensboro and the International Civil Rights Museum; and the concluding program “Celebrations & Misconceptions of Blackness.”
Several of the events are sponsored by the Guilford student organization Blacks Unifying Society (BUS). For information, contact the Office of Multicultural Education, 336-316-2473.
The remaining schedule runs:
Feb. 15 – Africana Brown Bag Discussion with philosophy Professor Vance Ricks, 2-3 p.m., Dining Hall Atrium.
Feb. 15 – Get on the BUS movie showing, King Hall 128E (BUS), Time TBA.
Feb. 16 – “Financial Empowerment II: How I Met My Purpose,” by Odell Bizell, 6-7:30 p.m., King Hall 128E.
Feb. 16 – Def Jam Poetry at Guilford – Poetry workshop and open mic night with Bruce George, co-founder of Def Jam. Poetry. Time TBA (CAB).
Feb. 22 – Get On the Bus, African American Tour of Greensboro and the International Civil Rights Museum, 1-5 p.m. (BUS), RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, only 45 seats available.
Feb. 22 – Hip Hop Dance Session with Chelii Broussard (BUS), 8-9:30 p.m., Ragan Brown Dance Studio.
Feb. 23 – Voter Registration Day, 1-4 p.m., Founders Hall Lobby.
Feb 29 – “Celebrations & Misconceptions of Blackness Interactive,” by Jada Drew, Africana Community coordinator, 5-7 p.m., King Hall 128E.