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Black History Month 2010

Rev. Lowery“ the complex arena of human relations, help us to make choices on the side of love, not hate; on the side of inclusion, not exclusion; tolerance, not intolerance.”
Rev. Joseph Lowery

entire black history month posterPosters (pdf)

January events
February events: Feb. 1 - 13
February events: Feb. 14 - 28


Black History Month Book Display
Rush Rhees Library

Poster Displays from the Diversity and Inclusion Committee
Various locations

Rochester Black Freedom Project
Rare Books & Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library

Monday, January 18

Day of Service at Volunteers of America

3 to 7 p.m.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Gandhi InstituteM.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence and Red Cross Blood Drive
Eastman Theatre, Kodak Hall, Eastman School

Wednesday, January 20

7:30 to 9 p.m.

Thursday, January 21

Presidential Diversity Award Nominee Luncheon (invitation only)

5 p.m.
True Networking Thursdays Networking Event
Medical Center, Flaum Atrium

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Service
Interfaith Chapel, River Campus

Friday, January 22

2 to 4 p.m.
Annual College Study Abroad Expo
May Room and Bridge Lounge, Wilson Commons

6 p.m.

Monday, January 25

8 p.m.
Eastman Chamber Jazz Performance
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School

Wednesday, January 27

9 to 10:30 am

Saturday, January 30

2 p.m.

Monday, February 1

Black Students’ Union - Open Mic Night

Tuesday, February 2

Black Tuesday: African-American Authors
Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons

7 p.m.
Bishop SinghRev. Bishop Prince G. Singh: A New Economy for a New Era
Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library

Wednesday, February 3

Provocative Discussion: Willie Lynch & You
Schlegel Hall 207, Simon Graduate School

Thursday, February 4

6 p.m.
Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner
May Room, Wilson Commons

Friday, February 5

3:30 p.m.
Black History Jeopardy
Schlegel Hall, Simon Graduate School

Friday & Saturday, February 5 – 6

9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
silouettes Humanities Conference: Thinking Black Intellectuals
Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library

Tuesday, February 9

Black Tuesday: African-American Authors
Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons

Wednesday, February 10

8 p.m.
Eastman Jazz Ensemble
Kilbourn Hall at Eastman School

11 to 2 p.m.
African-American Network Black History Month Celebration
Flaum Atrium, Medical Center

Thursday, February 11

7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence: Nonviolent Communication Workshops
Goergen Hall

8 p.m.
U of R Christian Fellowship (URCF) and BSU Love and Relationship Forum
Friel Lounge of the Susan B. Anthony Residence Halls

This will be an interactive and honest discussion about  all aspects of love and relationships. An engaging forum you don't want to miss!

Lecture by Rutgers Historian Mia Bay

Tuesday, February 16

7-9 p.m.
BSU, Chi Phi, and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity's Open Mic Night
May Room

Do you have a talent of any sort? Can you sing, recite poetry, play an instrument, or even juggle? Then sign up for this program today! There will be an open sign up for all those who would like to perform at this event.

Wednesday, February 17

5 p.m.
Africa Video Series: War Child
Gowen Room, Wilson Commons

Thursday, February 18

7 p.m.
Harold Ford, Jr.Harold Ford Jr.: Civil Rights in the 21st Century…today’s student, tomorrow’s leader
Interfaith Chapel

Ford will discuss civil rights today, the importance of volunteerism, making a difference from a student’s perspective, and how to prepare students for the challenge of leadership. There will be an interactive session of Q&A with Ford Jr, who was a Democratic Party member of the United States House of Representatives from Tennessee's 9th congressional district.The lecture is free and open to the public.
(download event .pdf)

Sunday, February 21

7 p.m.
U of R Christian Fellowship (URCF) and BSU Gospel Fest
Interfaith Chapel

Tuesday, February 23

Black Tuesday: African-American Authors
Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons

Wednesday, February 24

5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Panel of Speakers: Evolution of Minorities in Medicine
Case Method Room 1-9576, Medical Center

Thursday, February 25

“Teach Peace… Reach Peace” 
Center for Dispute Settlement Annual Luncheon: 
Joel Seligman, keynote speaker 
Rochester Riverside Convention Center
For tickets or information please call Dorethea Jackson at 546-5110 Ext 110, or Leslie Smith at Ext 104.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
A Soulfoul Celebration at the Simon School
Experiencing the Music of African-Americans
featuring Dr. Paul Burgett and guests from Eastman, the RPO and the community 

Interfaith Chapel

8 p.m.
Film Screening: A Force More Powerful
Hoyt Auditorium

Friday, February 26

Talk: Governing Gender: Bodies and Boundaries

The Negro Insane
Adolph Auditorium, Medical Center

5 p.m.
Men of Honor
Gleason Hall 318/418

Saturday, February 27

6-11 p.m.
Black Tie Affair
Meliora Grand Ballroom

This is BSU's biggest formal of the year. Tickets $23 declining/ $25 cash or flex.
(download poster)

Sunday, February 28

Noon to 5 p.m.
dancing childrenBlack History Month Family Day
Memorial Art Gallery