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Black History Month 2013

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Melissa Harris Perry Poster

February 1–
February 28
Famous and lesser known black women  activists featured on the SBAI website
Visit www.rochester.edu/college/wst/
Sponsor: Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies
Fridays in February
(February 1, 8, 15, 22)
City of Rochester's Black Heritage CommitteeGospel Fridays
12:30 p.m.
City Hall Atrium
Sponsor: the City of Rochester's Black Heritage Committee
February 2Step ShowStep Up or Step Aside: 10th Annual Step Show
2–5 p.m.
River Campus, Strong Auditorium
Student tickets $5; tickets for high school students $6; general admission tickets $7 (on sale at the Common Market in Wilson Commons)
February 6February 6 Event Poster"Social Justice and Its Challenges" panel  discussion featuring Professor Yolanda  Moses
4–6 p.m.
Rush Rhees Library, Hawkins-Carlson Room
Sponsors: Frederick Douglass Institute and Dept. of Anthropology, University of Rochester; Rochester Museum and Science Center; Rochester Area Community Foundation; Rochester Institute of Technology
February 7City of Rochester's Black Heritage CommitteeArt & Jazz Reception
5:30 p.m.
City Hall Atrium
Sponsor: the City of Rochester's Black Heritage Committee
February 8Week 1: 2013 African-American History Seminar Series—Racial Profiling Walking, Driving and Breathing while  Black (WDBWB)
12:30–1:45 p.m.
URMC Kornberg Building, Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576)
Sponsors: URMC School of Medicine and Dentistry, Center for Advocacy Community Health Education and Diversity (CACHED), Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
February 8Bob MarleyThe 4th Annual Bob Marley Memorial Expo: Celebrating the Man and his Humanitarian Efforts through Music
6:00-9:00 p.m.
River Campus, Wilson Commons, Hirst Lounge
Full plate of food %5, cash only
There will be performances, music, games and prizes!
Sponsors: the Student organization for Caribbean Awareness

February 15
Hip Hop Workshops with Philadelphia based  Illstyle and Peace Productions
2:30–4 p.m. and 6:30–8 p.m.
Goergen Athletic Center, Leibner-Cooper Room
Sponsors: Program of Dance and Movement and cosponsored by the Office of Admissions, Office of the Dean of the College, Center for Entrepreneurship, Ballet Performance Group, Black Students' Union, Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies, the Office of Minority Student Affairs, and the American Studies Program
$10 single class/$18 All-inclusive festival pass includes concert and 24 workshops
February 15Week II: 2013 African-American History  Seminar Series—Differential Treatment  and the Impact on Quality of Life  Documentary—True Colors
12:30–1:45 p.m.
URMC Kornberg Building, Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576)
Sponsors: URMC School of Medicine and Dentistry, Center for Advocacy Community Health Education and Diversity (CACHED), Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
February 15The Urgency of Now! Discussion of the Schott Report on Black Male Graduation Rates
5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
LeChase Hall Room 141
Event Hosted by Students of the AfricanDiaspora in Education (SADE)
Sponsored by the Graduate Students of Color Organization (GSOC)
urgradevents@gmail.com for RSVP
Open to Graduate Students and Faculty for Free
February 16City of Rochester's Black Heritage CommitteeHeritage Concert
6 p.m.
Immaculate Conception Church, 445 Frederick Douglass St.
Sponsor: the City of Rochester's Black Heritage Committee
February 16Illstyle and Peace Productions inImpossible  IZZpossible, a hip hop concert  (Part of the INSPIREdance festival)
8 p.m.
River Campus, Strong Auditorium
Sponsors: Program of Dance and Movement (cosponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute) Student tickets $5; general admission tickets $15 (on sale at the Common Market in Wilson Commons)
February 19

AAN LogoBlack Vendor Extravaganza: Hosted by the African American Network
11:00am-2:00pm
School of Medicine and Dentistry, LeChase Lounge, G-9576
The event will feature nine minority owned businesses that include literature, handbags, clothing, art, make-overs, complimentary eye-lash extensions, jewelry, hair design and more. Highlighted entertainment will include poetry reading, line dancing, and gospel music provided by SHILOH Church of God In Christ. Starting at 12 noon a complimentary Caribbean and Soul Food lunch buffet will be served until 1:15 p.m. to include: jerk chicken, ox tails, curry chicken, rice and peas, baked mac-n-cheese, green beans with smoked turkey, corn bread, potato salad, and oatmeal raisin cookies.For additional information please contact Lottye Albert @ Lottye_albert@urmc.rochester.edu or Terrell Robinson Terrell_robinson@urmc.rochester.edu.

February 19City of Rochester's Black Heritage CommitteeStory Telling
1 p.m.
Ryan Community Center, 530 Webster Ave.
Sponsor: the City of Rochester's Black Heritage Committee
February 20Achieving Equality in Post-Racial America—William Darity Jr., Duke University
4–6 p.m.
Rush Rhees Library, Hawkins-Carlson Room
Sponsor: Frederick Douglass Institute
February 22Heritage Conference
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
RIT Campus, Student Alumni Union
Sponsor: the City of Rochester's Black Heritage Committee

February 22
Week III: 2013 African American HistorySeminar Series—Pressure and Challenges  from within the Diaspora"The Blacker the Berry the Sweeter theJuice"
12:30–1:45 p.m.
URMC Kornberg Building, Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576)
Sponsors: URMC School of Medicine and Dentistry, Center for Advocacy Community Health Education and Diversity (CACHED), Student National Medical Association (SNMA)
February 23City of Rochester's Black Heritage CommitteeThe Annual Gala
6 p.m.
Rochester Plaza Hotel, 70 State St.
Sponsor: the City of Rochester's Black Heritage Committee
February 24Family DayBlack History Month Family Day
Noon–5 p.m.
Memorial Art Gallery
Sponsors: Be a Healthy Hero and Robert and Madeleine S. Heilbrunn Memorial Fund
Suggested donation $5 per family
February 25

Charles Augustus ThompsonThe Charles Augustus Thompson Lecture Series:
"Dancing with Neutrinos"
4 p.m.
River Campus, Goergen Hall, Sloan Auditorium
A presentation by Tammy Walton, a Ph.D. candidate in the Experimental Nuclear Physics program at Hampton University.
Is it better to dance in the rain or in neutrinos? Walton's presentation will not only answer this question, it will also explain how physicists study the movements and behaviors of, neutrinos, one of the fundamental and least understood particles that make up the universe. Join us for an overview of the history and properties of the neutrino and a discussion of the important role that the neutrino plays in nature.

February 28City of Rochester's Black Heritage Committee150 Video Premiere
6 p.m.
Manhattan Square Lodge, 8 Manhattan Square Dr.
Sponsor: the City of Rochester's Black Heritage Committee
March 1Week IV: 2013 African American HistorySeminar Series—Conflicting CulturalValues and a Costly Youthful OffenseThe Murder of Till
12:30–1:45 p.m.
URMC, Adolph (1-7619)
Sponsors: URMC School of Medicine and Dentistry, Center for Advocacy Community Health Education and Diversity (CACHED), Student National Medical Association (SNMA)

 

See details from our past celebrations!
Black History Month 2012

Black History Month 2011

Black History Month 2010