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NSU exhibit focuses on Black History Month

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Press Release

NATCHITOCHES – The fourth annual Black History Month Exhibit is on display from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Thursday, Feb. 1-2, in the lobby of the Sylvan Friedman Student Union at Northwestern State University.

It is presented by NSU’s Office of Cultural Diversity and the College of Education and Human Development.

The public is invited to view the exhibit, which highlights milestones in black education, great inventors, activists, Clementine Hunter, famous writers, black achievers, the Little Rock Nine, Michael Jackson, Alex Haley and Pearl Bailey.

 

The exhibit will also address the Underground Railroad, Martin Luther King Jr., the Obama election, legal and political issues, the Tuskegee Airmen, the Buffalo Soldiers, sports and famous performing artists.

 

For more information on the exhibit, contact Diane Jones, associate director of Student Activities and Cultural Diversity, at (318) 357-5475.

 

Also in commemoration of Black History Month, Helping Hands will host the 11th annual Black History Program at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 29, in Magale Recital Hall. This year’s theme is “Helping Hands Presents … Black Achievement Awards: A Night of Honor,” according to Jamie Flanagan, Helping Hands adviser.

 

For more information, contact Flanagan at (318) 357-5901.

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Written by demon53

February 1, 2012 at 8:14 pm

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