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Olivet College announces Black History Month activities
Jan 31, 2005

OLIVET, Mich. Olivet College will celebrate Black History Month with a series of activities in February sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Education and the Black Student Union. All of the events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Feb. 1 Who Am I? Black Hero Trivia Game from 7 to 9 p.m. in Mott Auditorium.

Wednesday, Feb. 9 Black Student Think Tank Reflections of Hip-Hop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Mott Auditorium. The event features break-out sessions and guest speaker, Eric Thomas, founder and chairman of Break the Cycle, an at-risk program serving middle school, high school and college students.

Friday, Feb. 18 – The Crossover talent show at 8 p.m. in Mott Auditorium.

Wednesday, Feb. 23 Ben Wilson, Ph.D., professor of Africana studies at Western Michigan University, will discuss his book Black Eden at 1:30 p.m. in the Burrage Library Lecture Room.

Thursday, Feb. 24 Taste of Soul sample soul food from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Mott Academic Center.

Monday, Feb. 28 Black History Month closing observance at 8 p.m. in Dole Halls Klock Commons.

Participants should R.S.V.P. for all events by contacting the Office of Multicultural Education at (269) 749-7127.


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