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BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS: FEBRUARY 2017

BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Boundless. Legacy. Ancestry. Culture. Knowledge.
Photo montage of Dr. Mae Jemison, Van Jones, Nelson Mandela, Coretta Scott King, Michelle Obama, Martin Luther King, Kamala Harris, Barack Obama, Booker T. Washington, Maya Angelou, Malcolm X, Rosa Parks, Al Sharpton
Tue, Feb 7   Opening Ceremony: Black Studies Seminar
As we kick-off Black History Month, join us for a dinner where we acknowledge the accomplishments, challenges and complexities presented to the Black community.
6:00pm - 8:00pm | NVC 1-107 MPR
 
Thu, Feb 9   How About That?
Author and mentorship specialist Shawn Blanchard knows what it means to turn test into testimony. If you aspire to excellence and success in your endeavors, you don’t want to miss this engagement!
12:30pm - 2:30pm | NVC 1-107 MPR
 
    Evolution of Black: Who Is Black?
Join us for a discussion about self-identification (Negro, Mulatto, Colored, Mixed, Black, Afro Latinos & more), divisions, and how blackness is defined today.
6:00pm - 8:30pm | NVC 2-125
 
Tue, Feb 14   Me, My Hair, & I
Our panel featuring Youtubers and natural hair enthusiasts will tackle the history, myths, expectations, and trends around Black hair, before showcasing some styles to try out this year. You don’t want to miss the free hair care products.
12:30pm - 2:30pm | NVC 1-107 MPR
 
    Let It Flow: Celebration of Black Love
Express your passion, your questions, and your prose during a special open mic in celebration of Black love. Students interested in performing please email BHMBaruch@gmail.com.
6:00pm - 8:00pm | NVC Bookstore Cafe
 
Thu, Feb 16   Diversity Career Expo: Starr Career Development Center
Ready to begin your career or find a great internship? Join representatives from top companies at our Diversity Career Expo! To RSVP visit Starr Search.
12:00pm - 3:00pm | NVC 14-220
 
    What To Do (And Not Do) If Stopped By Police
Following the rampant police brutality cases last year, Public Defender Zamir benDan and Brooklyn Prosecutor, India Sneed will share valuable guidelines for how to safely interact with the police if you are stopped.
6:00pm - 9:00pm | NVC 2-125
 
Thu, Feb 23   Film Screening
Do you believe in innate racial traits? Join us for a screening of the first episode of the PBS Series: Race: The Power of an Illusion. This documentary uncovers the history and science of race and discusses the consequences of racism. A brief discussion will follow the screening. Food provided.
12:30pm - 2:30pm | NVC 2-125
 
Fri, Feb 24   Trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Join us for a trip to Washington, D.C. to visit the acclaimed museum that was a long time coming. Travel, museum admission, and lunch will be provided. Limited spots available.
Washington, D.C.
 
Mon, Feb 27   You Can Do It Too: Alums Reveal Keys to Success
In search of the keys to more success? Our panel of five Baruch alumni will discuss how they began their careers, the challenges they overcame to excel, and what you can do to build a successful life.
6:00pm - 9:00pm | NVC 2-125
 
Tue, Feb 28   #PostObama (Closing Ceremony)
Last month, we said goodbye to our first Black president. Join us for an open discussion about President Barack Obama’s legacy, what it means to be Black in America in a post-Obama era, and the future of our country amidst division and uncertainty.
6:00pm - 9:00pm | NVC 1-107 MPR
 
Fri, Mar 3   Black Student Union: Fashion Show
Join BSU for their annual fashion show, highlighting the innovative spirit, aesthetics, and sounds of the global Black community.
7:00pm - 10:00pm | Mason Hall/17 Lex
 
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