Black History Month On Campus: Political Forum, Awards Luncheon, “Red Tails” Film

Black History Month on campus is being celebrated at three events in February including a forum on electoral politics, an awards luncheon and film.

On Wednesday February 13th at the Walter Markiewicz Community Room (2nd floor), 1-2:30 p.m.,  Professor Warren Towler will lead a discussion on the factors that led to the re-election of President Obama.

photo by Enokson

photo by Enokson

An Awards Luncheon recognizing the contributions of local African-American leaders will be held Thursday, February 21st,  from noon to 2 p.m. at  Centinel Hill Auditorium (11th floor).  Speakers and awardees will focus on the theme of “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Inequality: the Emancipation Proclamation.

On Tuesday, February 26th from 1 to 4 pm at Centinel Hill Hall auditorium there will be a matinee showing of the film “Red Tails”, the story of African-American pilots trained at Tuskegee who served their country in World War II despite segregation in the military. Its cast included Cuba Gooding, Jr.


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