Events to Celebrate Black History Month

APAU Cultural and Fashion Show

Feb. 23, 2019 6:00 pm
Great Room, Community Center

Sponsor: Association of Pan African Unity

Contact: Nyasha Franklin and Zahkeyah Allen

Ayesha Harruna Attah — “The Hundred Wells of Salaga”

Feb. 27, 2019 7:00 pm
Hooker Auditorium, Clapp Laboratory

Ayesha Harruna Attah ’05 is the author of one of The Millions’ “Most Anticipated” books for the first half of 2019: “The Hundred Wells of Salaga.” The novel centers around the lives of two women during the scramble for Africa in pre-colonial Ghana, which, according to a preview by The Millions, “gives a texture and specificity to the anonymous tales of the Middle Passage.”

Sponsor: The Odyssey Bookshop, Division of Student Life, MHC African and Caribbean Association, and the Association of Pan African Unity
Contact: Odyssey Bookshop (Joan Grenier) and Latrina Denson

Dorceta Taylor to host three events

Feb. 28, 2019 12:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Three events, multiple locations. See below for required resgistrations.

On Thursday, February 28, the Miller Worley Center for the Environment will host Dorceta Taylor, environmental sociologist, James E. Crowfoot Collegiate Professor of Environmental Justice and Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Michigan’s School of Environment and Sustainability.

Registration is required for each event. All events are free and accessible.

Students of Color Leadership Lunch for MHC students
12:30 – 2:00 pm 
The Betty Shabazz Cultural Center

“Recruiting Diverse Faculty for Inclusive Excellence” for MHC faculty
4:30 – 6:00 pm
Cassani Lounge

“Building an Inclusive Campus Coalition for Real Social and Ecological Justice” student workshop/dinner
6:30 – 9:00 pm
Great Room, Community Center
Open to MHC, Amherst and Hampshire Students

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