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Mount Union College Celebrates Black History Month

February 28, 2008

kevinpowellMount Union College held a variety of events in celebration and recognition of Black History Month throughout the month of February.

Author and hip-hop historian Kevin Powell was the featured speaker on Tuesday, February 5 at 10:30 a.m. in the Dewald Chapel.

One of the leading voices of his generation, Powell is a writer, community activist, hip-hop historian, public speaker and entrepreneur. Educated at Rutgers University, he has published seven books, including “Someday We’ll All Be Free.” His address was followed by a book signing in the Hoover-Price Campus Center.

The Monty Alexander Trio performed at the Mount Union Theatre on Sunday, February 10 at 3 p.m.

bsufashionshowThe annual Black Student Union Soul Food Dinner and Fashion Show was held on Friday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Solarium of HPCC.

 “Kingdom” was shown on Movie Night on Tuesday, February 19 at 6 p.m. in the Alumni Room of HPCC.

“Heartbeat Africa – an Afro-centric percussion performance, sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, was held at 7 p.m. in the Mount Union Theatre.
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On Sunday, February 24, the Black Student Union Production “A Journey through Reality: Understanding and Escaping Stereotypes” was held at 7 p.m. in Presser Recital Hall.

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