Black History Month 2011 at SMU

SMU celebrates the month with a variety of events, which are free and open to the SMU community.

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Black History Month Logo 2011 at SMUBlack History Month, celebrated annually in the U.S., seeks to educate the American people about African-Americans' cultural backgrounds and achievements. Each year, the President issues a proclamation to call attention to the importance of the observance. SMU celebrates the month with a variety of events, which are free and open to the SMU community. The remaining events this month include:

February 21
  > Black History on the Hilltop - Anga Sanders, one of the first Black students at SMU, will speak.
Hughes-Trigg Student Center: Commons
Noon - 1 p.m.
   > Forum II: Past, Present, and Future - Discussion on the status of the Black community in the past, present, and future.
Hughes-Trigg Student Center: Forum
6 p.m.
February 22
> Do the Right Thing (film by Spike Lee) - Information about the plot and more.
Hughes-Trigg Theatre
8 p.m.
February 23
  > The Progression of Black Woman - A journey through the history of the everyday American Black Woman.
Hughes-Trigg Student Center: Atriums A and B
7:30 p.m.
February 24
  > African Students Association Extravaganza - A showcase of African culture through dance, drummers, a fashion show and poetry.
Umphrey Lee Mack Ballroom
7 - 10 p.m.
February 27
  > A Journey Through Time - A history of the role of religion in the Black Community through music and sermonettes.
Hughes-Trigg Student Center: Commons
7 p.m.
February 28

>Town Hall Forum with Jerry Levias - FOX Sports Southwest celebrates Black History Month with a live webcast of a town hall forum at SMU commemorating the 45th anniversary of legendary SMU wide receiver Jerry LeVias breaking the color barrier in the Southwest Conference. Read more.
Umphrey Lee Center: Mack Ballroom
7 p.m.

March 1

> Delta Jeopardy - Black History jeopardy
Hughes-Trigg Student Center: Forum
7:13 p.m.