Black HIstory Month


Join Student Life throughout the month of February for Black History Month. Several events are planned for the month.

On Wednesday, Feb 17, there will be a double-feature in the Cafeteria. They will be showing two films Slavery By Another Name and The Loving Story. Descriptions below.

10:00AM? Slavery by Another Name?? (90min)
Explores the little-known history of how post-Emancipation labor practices and laws created new forms of slavery that persisted from 1865 until well into the 20th century. A documentary that challenges one of Americans? most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation.

1:00PM? The Loving Story? (77min)
In 1958, Richard and Mildred Loving are arrested for violating Virginia’s anti-miscegenation laws, eventually leading to a landmark U. S. Supreme Court decision on interracial marriage. HBO Documentary Film The Loving Story, featuring videos, images, interviews, resources and schedule information.

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, keynote speakers Carmen and Larry Mahlum present “Post Civil Rights Life in America” at 12:30 p.m. in Hill Theatre. They will speaking about their experiences as a bi-cultural couple living in the upper Midwest.

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