Civil Rights Movement in America Lecture Series
Co-Sponsored with the College of Liberal Arts and WV
All at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays at MU Foundation Hall
(Free to the Public)
September 11/ Forgotten Struggles for Civil Rights Issues in Northern Communities. Dr. Thomas J. Sugrue, Professor & Author
September 25/ Freedom on the Border: Civil Rights Issues in Neighboring Communities. Dr. Tracy E. K’Meyer, Professor & Author
October 9/ Civil Rights and Black Power. Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Professor & Author
October 23/ Civil Rights and Violence Against Black Women in the Jim Crow South. Dr. Danielle McGuire, Professor & Author
November 6/ Connection Between Appalachia and the Civil Rights Movement. Dr. John M. Glen, Professor & Author
November 13/ African American Women in the Civil Rights-Black Power Movement. Dr. Bettye Collier-Thomas, Professor & Author
Fall Social & Educational Activities
August 23 & 24th/Week of Welcome (WOW) Diversity Workshops for Freshmen
BUS Fridays 1st & 4th/ The Black United Students Social Club will host “BUS Fridays” in the Center for African American Students Office. This informal social experience, with light foods/refreshment will provide students an opportunity to relax and unwind, perhaps hear spoken word, discuss challenging issues, catch up on the news, story-telling and other experiences in thee company of peers. EVERY 1st & 4thFridays from 12-2 p.m.Bring your friends!
September 21/ Morning Hour and Greeting with the Honorable Rudy Coleman. Marshall Alum and Former Appellate Court Judge. Location: Center for African American Students, Memorial Student Center at 10 a.m. Sponsored by the Black United Students Social Club.
September 30/ Worship Together at First Baptist Church 11 a.m. Morning Service at 801 6th Ave., Downtown Huntington. Transportation Available: 304 523 1712
October 17/ “Life is a Sequence of….What’s Your Story.” An exhilarating workshop where students explore their personal identities through a series of exercises to include physical movements, discussion, writing and visualization. Directed by Mitzi Sinnot, Award Winning Actress and Arts Director. All Students are Welcome. The More the Merrier!! BE-5 Multipurpose Room, Memorial Student Center, 7 p.m. Please arrive on time to join in.
November 2nd & 3rd/ Annual Outstanding Black High School Student Weekend (See CAAS Office for Volunteer Opportunities)
December/ More Activities to Come This Fall.
Black United Students Social Club Holiday Gathering, TBA.