Events Planned at Mount Union College in Celebration of Black History Month

April 06, 2010

Many upcoming events are scheduled in celebration of Black History Month at Mount Union College.


The Black History Keynote Book Discussion, sponsored by the Black Student Union and The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, will kick off the month on Wednesday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. at the Black Cultural Center. The event will feature Michael Datcher, a playwright, author, poet and professor at West Los Angeles College. He will be discussing his book, "Raising Fences: A Black Man's Love Story."

On Thursday, February 5, Michael Datcher will be the Black History Month Keynote Speaker, giving a lecture in the Mount Union Theater at 10:30 a.m.

On Tuesday, February 11, the program "AIDS and the Black Community" is scheduled, featuring speaker Louis Farmer of the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland at 7:30 p.m. at the Black Cultural Center.

On Thursday, February 12, the Black Student Union will hold its annual Soul Food Dinner and Fashion Show in the Kresge Dining Commons at 7 p.m.

On Tuesday, February 17, a night of poetry is scheduled featuring local poetess, Stacey Wescott of Akron, at 7:30 p.m. at the Black Cultural Center.

On Friday, February 20, the Gospel Celebration Concert with Voice of Testimony from Kent State University will be held at 7:30 p.m. in DeWald Chapel.

On Thursday, February 26, the Black Student Union will hold its "annual production." This year's theme is "Black Music, 1960-2004." The event will take place in the Presser Recital Hall at 7 p.m.

For additional information on these events, contact LaTashia Reedus in the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at (330) 823-2138.

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