Black History Month Events Continue

Posted: February 18, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Black History Month at Mason continues with many exciting events planned for the last week of the celebration.

  • Today, at the Arlington Campus in the Law School Atrium, African American scholars and practitioners in the legal field will discuss “The Impact of the Niagara Movement on African Americans and the Law.” Sponsored by the Black Law Student Association, the event takes place at 6 p.m.
  • Tomorrow, five accomplished African American magicians will celebrate the diverse styles of magic throughout history, with shows at 1 and 6 p.m. in Harris Theatre. Admission is $20 for adults or $15 for children under 12 and Mason students and faculty.
  • On Monday, Feb. 21, Andrew Ryan of New Century College will host a multimedia presentation on “Interpreting History through Hip-Hop” at 6 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room C.
  • On Tuesday, Feb. 22, the Psychology Student Diversity Affairs Committee will host Benson Cooke of Mason’s Counseling Center as he presents “The Mason Experience: Empowerment” from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Johnson Center, Room E. A student panel will discuss his strategies they have used. Refreshments will be served.
  • On Thursday, Feb. 24, author and professor Tricia Rose will speak on “Intimate Justice” at 3 p.m. in the Johnson Center Cinema. She will discuss the issues of interracial dating, color hierarchies, and the sexual double-standards for black women.

For details on films, soul food lunches, Greek events, and other activities still ahead, visit the Office of Diversity Programs and Services web site.

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