Black History Month
Sunday, February 7, 2010
St. Cloud State's observance of Black History Month includes music, a cultural night celebration, a panel discussion and faculty presentations.
February is the month students, staff and faculty honor nearly 500 years of contributions to American life by people of African ancestry.
This year's events:
Bruce A. Henry, a Chicago-based jazz vocalist and music educator, launched the 2010 observances with a Feb. 4 appearance in Atwood Ballroom.
The Council of African American Students hosted “Ebony Night 2010: A Celebration of Black History” Feb. 6 in Atwood Ballroom. Speakers and entertainment included Marcellus Davis with the keynote address; “Sounds of Gospel,” by Nu Way Baptist Church choir; poetry; music; video diaries; theatrical performances; and a videographic historical timeline of accomplishments.
A panel of students and faculty discussed the election of President Barack Obama Feb. 11 in Atwood Theater.
For more information about Black History Month, contact Julie Cruz at Multicultural Student Services 320-308-3089.