Calendar of Events
February 21, 2014
This lecture will focus on the Post-Reconstruction Era to how the Black Race became a nation within a nation. Sponsored by Moorish Science Temple No. 34, Represented by Bro. Zachary Gremillion-El.
February 19, 2014
February 18, 2014
A Rare and Compelling Exploration of Race, Class and Opportunity in America. Middle-class African-American parents in Brooklyn, New York, document their son, Idris, and his best friend, Seun, who make their way through one of the most prestigious private school in the country, The Dalton School. Running Time: 2 hrs. 32 min. NOTE: This documentary will be shown in two parts.
February 17, 2014
Lecture/Presentation: Comparative Strategy of Struggle between Dr. Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela
Presented by Wes Johnson, “Our Story” producer.
February 15, 2014
February 14, 2014
An interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving, fell in love and married at a critical time in American history, the turbulent Civil Rights era. Sponsored by Essence Edwards, Museum Attendant, New Orleans African American Museum. Running Time: 77 min.
February 13, 2014
This presentation is an attempt to highlight some of the key statistics that reflect the wide income and wealth accumulation gaps between African-American families and the rest of the population. Presented by: Dr. Igwe Udeh, Dean, Professor of Business, College of Business Administration.
February 12, 2014
Three showings: 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sponsored by Leonard S. Washington Library, Circulation Librarian, Angelique Carson. Running Time: 3 hrs. 20 min.