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Celebrate Black History Month 2017 at Kean University

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Throughout the month of February, various offices, departments and student organizations are hosting an array of social and educational programs, lectures, movie screenings, cultural performances, service projects and bus trips to celebrate Black History Month. 


Wednesday, February 01, 2017

CEREMONY

Black History Month Flag Raising Ceremony

3:15 PM | Miron Student Center Patio/Flag Pole

Sponsored by Pan-African Student Union
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ART EXHIBIT AND CELEBRATION

Black History Month Kick-off Celebration

3:30 PM | Maxine and Jack Lane Center for Academic Success Lobby

Sponsored by Student Organization of Kean University
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Saturday, February 04, 2017

BUS TRIP

National Museum Of African American History & Culture in Washington D.C.

7:00 AM | National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington DC

Sponsored by Student Organization of Kean University
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THEATRE PERFORMANCE

Black Wall Street: A True Reflection of the Sun People

3:00 PM | Wilkins Theatre

Sponsored by Pan-African Student Union
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Monday, February 06, 2017

DISCUSSION

ROOTS

7:30 PM | Miron Student Center Cougar's Den

Sponsored by African Students Association
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TRVIA

Jeopardy with the Sigmas

8:00 PM | Miron Student Center, room 315

Sponsored by Phi Beta Sigma
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Tuesday, February 07, 2017

FREE MOVIE SCREENING

The Birth of a Nation

7:00 PM | Miron Student Center Little Theater

Sponsored by Student Organization of Kean University
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Thursday, February 09, 2017

CEREMONY

Candle Lighting

7:30 PM | Miron Student Center Clock Tower

Sponsored by Haitian Student Association
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Monday, February 13, 2017

LECTURE

Using History to Understand Trump's America: Do Walls Work?

12:00 PM | Kean Ocean Gateway Building Auditorium

Sponsored by Department of History
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

LECTURE

The Hunt for Black and Brown Bodies in the US: Police Brutality - Don't Get Trumped Up!

12:30 PM | Miron Student Center Little Theatre

Sponsored by Office of Africana Studies
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

LECTURE

The Challenge and the Dilemma: Crime, Violence and Justice

12:30 PM | Miron Student Center Little Theatre

Sponsored by Office of Africana Studies
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SEMI-FORMAL DINNER

Black Love: The Royal Roots

7:00 PM | Don Conklin Conference Center, STEM Building 6th Floor

Sponsored by Pan-African Student Union
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

LECTURE

A View from the Inside Out: Incarceration of African American Women and Girls; A Forgotten Population That Continues to Grow!

12:30 PM | Miron Student Center Little Theatre

Sponsored by Office of Africana Studies
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MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

Annual African Heritage Jazz Concert

3:30 PM | Miron Student Center Little Theatre

Sponsored by Office of Africana Studies and Graduate and Part-time Student Council (GPSC)
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DISCUSSION

Breaking Sterotypes

7:30 PM | Miron Student Center Cougar's Den

Sponsored by Student Organization of Kean University
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Friday, February 17, 2017

THEATRE PERFORMANCE

Rennie Harris Puremovement

7:30 PM | Wilkins Theatre

Sponsored by Kean Stage
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Sharing The Dream With Bernice's Place

3:00 PM | Bernice's Place, Elizabeth, NJ

Sponsored by Center for Leadership and Service
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Dream Quilt

2:00 PM | Miron Student Center Atrium

Sponsored by Center for Leadership and Service
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Thursday, February 23, 2017

PERFORMANCE

Roots: Black History Month Open Mic

7:30 PM | Miron Student Center Cougar's Den

Sponsored by Student Organization of Kean University
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Friday, February 24, 2017

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Sharing the Dream with the Kean Childcare Center

9:30 AM | Childcare Center

Sponsored by Center for Leadership and Service
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LECTURE

Using History to Understand Trump's America: Immigration and Religion in Trump's America

12:30 PM | Maxine and Jack Lane Center for Academic Success, room 106

Sponsored by Department of History
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Saturday, February 25, 2017

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Community Food Bank of NJ

11:00 AM | Community Food Bank of NJ, Hillside, NJ

Sponsored by Center for Leadership and Service
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MOVIE SCREENING

Mother of George

3:00 PM | STEM Auditorium

Sponsored by Kean Stage
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Sunday, February 26, 2017

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Atria Senior Living

12:30 PM | Atria Senior Living, Cranford, NJ

Sponsored by Center for Leadership and Service
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MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

Sweet Honey in the Rock

3:00 PM | Enlow Recital Hall

Sponsored by Kean Stage
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Monday, February 27, 2017

MOBILE MUSEUM

Black History 101 Mobile Museum

3:30 PM | Miron Student Center Atrium

Sponsored by Student Organization of Kean University
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Black History Month 2017 at Kean University is sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs, African Student Association (ASA), Office of Africana Studies, the Center for Leadership and Service, the Graduate and Part-time Student Council (GPSC), the Haitian Student Association (HSA), the Department of History, Kean Stage, the Pan-African Student Union (PASU), Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., the Office of Student Government, Student Organization of Kean University, and the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.

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