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  2015 Black History Month at Delaware State University


Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during the 2015 Black History Month:

Monday February 2
Spike Lee’s film “Malcolm X” – Part 1 and discussion – food will be provided
Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, Parlor B  |  6 – 9 p.m. 
 

Tuesday February 3
Scholar Activist Donna Auston, Ph.D. Candidate from Rutgers University, will discuss Malcolm X within the context of Black American Islam. Her talk will also feature women’s involvement with African-American Islam spotlighting Betty Shabazz.
Education and Humanities Building, Theater  |  11 a.m – 12 p.m. 

Spike Lee’s film “Malcolm X” – Part 2 and discussion – food will be provided
Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, Parlor B  |  6 – 9 p.m.


Wednesday February 4
Ilyasah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X, will discuss her father and the books that she has written about his life and hers
Education and Humanities Building, Theater  |  6 – 7 p.m. (book signing to follow)
General Admission: $5  |  Free for DSU students with valid ID


Monday February 9
“Black Greek Letter Organizations and Their Role in Shaping African-American History”
presented by Rasheed Cromwell of the Harbor Institute
Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, 2nd floor Parlors  | 7:30 p.m.


Wednesday February 11
The Universal African Dance Company of Camden, NJ, performance

Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, Lobby | 7:30 p.m.


Monday February 23
“The Life and Times of the Miseducated Negro”
 poetic stage play by Malik Amari
Education and Humanities Building, Theater | 7 p.m.
Admission: $10


Tuesday February 24
1968 Olympics and the Black Power Movement in America
 with Tommie Smith, former U.S. Olympian and author of  “Silent Gesture”
Education and Humanities Building, Theater | 7 - 9 p.m.