NSU will honor Black History Month in February 2013 through a variety of activities including engaging art exhibitions, performances, film screenings, dynamic speakers, compelling educational workshops, and discussions for all ages.
Highlights of the month-long celebration include:
- The 10th Annual African Presence art exhibit, Benin: A Kingdom in Bronze, featuring a collection or bronze sculptures from the Ebohon Cultural Center from Benin City, Nigeria, West Africa, which showcases five centuries of Royal Court Art. Opens Jan. 31 and runs through Feb. 26.
- Lectures on the Underground Railroad on Feb. 5; on “Spiritual Soul” exploring the role of religion in Black culture on Feb. 10; and on Thurgood Marshall and his life before joining the Supreme Court on Feb. 12.
- Documentary screenings of Death of a Bride exploring domestic violence on Feb. 6; and of Soul Food Junkies exploring the connection of food and health in Black culture on Feb. 20.
- Special performances by the Augusto Soledade BrazzDance for a preview of their upcoming show Cordel on Feb. 5; and by Positively Africa performing songs using authentic instruments on Feb. 6; and Jazz in the Gallery featuring classics from the ‘50s and ‘60s on Feb. 24.
- Plus Hip-Hop and Afro-Peruvian master dance classes, family and children’s entertainment, and much, much more!
Unless otherwise noted, all events are FREE and open to the public, and will be held at NSU’s main campus. More events are being added all the time, so for the latest updates please visit: www.nova.edu/blackhistory.