2010 Archives

A Celebration of Soul: Black History Month 2010

Martin Luther King Unity March at Southern Methodist University
SMU President R. Gerald Turner (center) co-leads the Martin Luther King Unity Walk at SMU on January 20, 2010, as part of MLK Week at SMU. See a slide show from the walk or listen to Martin Luther King's speech at SMU in 1966.

February 3, 2010

Thursday, February 4

Soul Food Night @ Lee
5-8 p.m. Umphrey Lee Dining Hall
Use a meal swipe or pay just $9.25 plus tax

Monday, February 15

Black Heritage Fest
7 p.m. Hughes-Trigg Theatre
Come out to a showcase of Black heritage with performances of dance, literature, and music.

Tuesday, February 16

Black History Jeopardy
7 p.m. Hughes-Trigg Commons
Sponsored by Black Men Emerging, Omega Psi Phi & Phi Beta Sigma

Thursday, February 18

Quest for Justice: Louis A. Bedford Jr. and the Struggle for Equal Rights in Texas by Darwin Payne
6 p.m. Texana Room of the DeGolyer Library (6404 Hilltop Lane)
Reception, lecture and book-signing. More information

Monday, February 22

African American Read In
Spotlight: 1012 Natchez: A Memoir of Grace, Hope & Love
6:30 p.m. Hughes- Trigg Student Center Forum
The Highly Anticipated Memoir by SMU’s own, Dr. Njoki McElroy, renowned scholar, writer, performer, teacher and master of storyteller arts.

Film Screening: Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing
7 p.m. Hughes-Trigg Forum
Sponsored by Black Men Emerging

Monday, March 1

NOURISH: Food for the Soul
8 p.m. Hughes-Trigg Ballroom
Join us for the culmination of the month as we celebrate Black American culture through food and entertainment.

For more information about any of these events, please contact Ke’Ana Bradley 214-768-4583 or kbradley@smu.edu

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