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  2014 Black History Month at Delaware State University


Delaware State University will feature the following events and exhibitions during the 2014 Black History Month:

Make Your Mark Speaker Series - The Three Doctors
Thurs. Jan. 30, 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 pm)
Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, 2nd Floor Parlors
The Three Doctors has become a nationally-known story of three men from low-income areas of Newark, N.J., who became friends in high school, where they made a pact with each other to get through high school, college and medical school successfully.
 

Dr. Yaba Blay, Drexel University
"Colorism in the African American Community" 
Tues. Feb. 4, 7 p.m. 
Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center, Parlor B
Dr. Yaba Blay of Drexel University will be a guest speaker to discuss "Colorism in the African American Community" based upon her recent book One Drop
 

Screening of 16th and Philly Documentary
Tues., Feb. 11, 7 p.m. 
Longwood Auditorium. Bank of America Building 
DSU will be one of the stops on premiere screening tour of 16th and Philly, a documentary about a pick-up basketball league in Philadelphia that produced a number of college and professional basketball stars. The filmmaker is DSU alumnus Isaiah Nathaniel, class of 2004.
 

2014 Delaware State University Founders' Day: Where it All Started 
New Date: Tues. Feb. 25, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Loockerman Hall 
Features an interactive tour of the historic Loockerman Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. where the students that lived there will be reenacted, and real stories and history will be shared.
 

Make Your Mark Speaker Series: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks 
Wed. Mar. 5, 7 p.m.
Theater, Education and Humanities Building
Features family members of the central figure in the book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which is the University’s “One Book, One Campus” 2013-2014 selection. 
 

The DSU Student Government Association’s Black History Showcase
Thurs. Feb. 27, 8-10 p.m.
Theater, Education and Humanities Building