Wed, Feb. 28th 7 pm Daughter of Malcolm X & Author @IlyasahShabazz will be in conversation with @ZebulonMiletsky of @SBUAfricana at the Closing Ceremony of #BlackHistoryMonth‬. Join us!

img_0700-1On Wednesday, Feb. 28th daughter of Malcolm X and author Ilyasah Shabazz will be in conversation with Dr. Zebulon Miletsky, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at the Closing Ceremony of Black History Month–featuring performances, presentations and Very Special Guest: Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X and author of  “Growing Up X”. Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 7:00-10:00 pm, SAC Ballroom A.

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Dr. Abena Asare one of the keynote speakers at the #MLK Jr. Day Celebration #UnityFest organized by the Building Bridges Brookhaven organization

On February 20th our very own Dr. Abena Asare was one of the keynote speakers at the MLK Jr. Day Celebration/ Unity Fest organized by the Building Bridges Brookhaven organization. Please find a photo of her and the other panelists and the program from the day.

Diversity Film Series Spring 2018 Presents ‪’Miss Representation‬’; other films scheduled @sbucampres

Please circulate . Hope to see you there!

Diversity Film Series

Presents

Miss Representation

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Join us for a discussion on gender roles as we watch clips from the documentary Miss Representation

This film explores how media sells the idea that women’s value lies in their youth, beauty, and sexuality and that men learn that their success it tied to dominance, power and aggression.

Moderator: Tiffany Bermudez, Apartment Living Coordinator

Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2UZZV3xU6Q.

Light Refreshments Provided

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Thursday, March 1st @ 6pm-7:15pm

West E Commons

Proud to present Mr. Rodney Leon: ‘The role of architecture in preservation of truth and memory’, Richard B. Moore Lib, SBS S224 ‪on Wed, Feb 28th at 4:00PM‬ #BlackHistoryMonth

Mr. Rodney Leon will present the following talk in the Richard B. Moore Library, SBS S224 on Wednesday, February 28th at 4:00PM:

The role of architecture in preservation of truth and memory

Light refreshments served.  This program is co-sponsored by the Department of History and the Humanities Institute.

Please post/circulate this announcement.

REMINDER: @SBULibrary Presents: ‘The History of Hip-Hop’ Mon. 4-6 pm 2/5 #MelvilleLib, w/ SBUAfricana @SBUMusicDept feat: @PMDofEPMD @ZebulonMiletsky Angelique Lucien & David Brounley

Date: 02/05/2018

Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location
Central Reading Room

Description

The Libraries Equity, Inclusion & Diversity Committee, Africana Studies and Music Department celebrate:

“History of Hip Hop”

Screening of select portions from 3 documentaries: Copyright CriminalsSomething for Nothing: The Art of Rap, and Hip Hop: Beyond Hits and Rhymesalong with a panel discussion.

Panelists:

Parrish Smith (EPMD)

Zebulon Miletsky (Africana Studies)

Angelique Lucien (Africana Studies)

David Brounley (Music)

 

The event provides insight into the history of this American music genre.  It also examines the culture and artistry of Hip Hop music.

Source: The History of Hip-Hop