This Week in Black History Month: Celebration Continues at NSU


Phaedra Parks and NSU students

Phaedra Parks and NSU students*

Nobody does Black History Month like Norfolk State University. From a lecture and networking session with reality TV personality Phaedra Parks, to a presentation on Shakespeare and Race, to the hallowed ground for the social work profession, to art exhibits, musical presentations, theatre and more . . . the 2016 Black History Month at Norfolk State has been a rip-roaring success! If you couldn’t make it to campus earlier this month, don’t worry, there’s another two weeks left in the celebratory observance. Here’s a list of upcoming events:

Health & Wellness Initiative for Women (Mondays) – 5:15 p.m., Gill Gymnasium.  Contact: Dr. Shelia Ward, 823-8703.

Cultural Shifts – Recent Works by Clayton Singleton – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., James Wise Gallery.  Contact: Professor Solomon Isekeije, 823-8844.

Hidden Virginia History: The Connection Between Buffalo Soldiers and the Philippines – Thurs., February 25 – 6 p.m., Lyman Beecher Brooks Library, 2nd Floor. Contact: Dr. Aprilfaye Manalang, 823-9489.

African American Perspectives on International Politics – Fri., February 26 – 1 p.m., Brown Hall, A 101  Contact: Professor Carol Pretlow, 823-8999.

Legacy Matters Art Exhibit – Sat., February 27 – 11 a.m., Chrysler Museum of Fine Arts. Contact: Professor Solomon Isekeije, 823-8844.

HBCU Choral Festival – Sun., February 28 – 5 p.m., L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center. Contact: NSU Ticket Center, 823-9009.

Interviews with Mohammed Ali and Malcolm X on Police Brutality – CSET Film Series, Mon., February 29 – 12:30 p.m., Nursing and General Education Building, Room 101. Contact: Carolyn Johnson, 278-2587.

*Photos by Anthony B. Tillman


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