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Black Hystory Month 2013
Recreating Activism: Taking on the Torch
Download the BHM Calendar here: blackhystory_2013.jpg
Africa in the House | 7-9p | MPA Music Hall
A dynamic performance by The African Show Boyz, featuring traditional dance, drum rhythms, and even magic that they learned in their home village of Binaba in northern Ghana, West Africa. Contact Professor Umi Vaughan at email@example.com for more information.
Black Students United Tabling | All day | Main Quad
A tabling event for African American AIDS Day. Contact Charity Hawkins at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Super Saturday | 10:30a-1p | Seaside Community SDA Church
Special speaker Provost Kathy Cruz-Uribe! Contact David Linnevers at email@example.com for more information.
Black Students United Knowledge Bowl | 7-9p | West Lounge, Student Center
Black Students United presents Knowledge Bowl, an event celebrating Black History Month. Come out and compete in teams answering questions, family feud style, on Black History Month themes. Winning team may receive a prize! Contact Charity Hawkins at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Super Sunday | 10:45a-12:00p | Greater Victory Temple
Special speaker President Ochoa! Contact David Linnevers at email@example.com for more information.
Black Students United: Food for Thought - A Jamboree | 5-8p | Dining Commons
Black Students United presents the BSU Jamboree in the DC. Come enjoy foods that represent the many cultures that have crafted the African-American experience! Contact Tiffany Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Step Afrika | 7-9p | World Theater
STEP AFRIKA! is the first professional company in the world dedicated to the tradition of stepping; the company is celebrated worldwide for its efforts to promote an appreciation for stepping. Step Afrika! reaches tens of thousands of Americans each year and has performed on many stages in North & South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Get ready for an interactive & entertaining presentation that includes fraternity and sorority stepping styles, the gumboot dance, the South African Zulu dance & more. Co-sponsored by Otter Student Union, Associated Students, Otter Cross Cultural Center. Contact Shanna Kinzel at email@example.com or visit http://worldtheater.csumb.edu/ for more information.
Black Students United: Protect Your Adonis (Aphrodite) | 7-9p | Black Box Cabaret
Support Black Students United in raising funds for African American HIV/AIDS Wellness Center. Come learn more about HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention, participate in an Opportunity Drawing, and have fun! Contact Charity Hawkins at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Rudy Francisco: Spoken Word | 8-9:30p | Black Box Caberet
Rudy Francisco is also the co-host of the largest poetry venue in San Diego and has featured at countless venues and won the hearts of many with the honesty and conviction held in his words. Ultimately, Rudy's goal is to continue to assist others in harnessing their creativity while cultivating his own. Rudy Francisco is the 2009 National Underground Poetry Slam Champion, the 2010 San Diego Grand Slam Champion, the 2010 San Francisco Grand Slam Champion and the 2010 Individual World Poetry Slam Champion. Co-sponsored by Otter Student Union and Associated Students. Contact email@example.com for more information.
NuBiAh | Doors Open 6:30p, Show 7-9p | **Location Change to World Theatre**
Escape back to the time of African kings and queens and learn about Black hystory through this spoken-word musical production. Los Angeles theatres have been raving about NuBiah, and you have an opportunity to see them live as they tour in Northern California! Co-sponsored by Associated Students and Otter Cross Cultural Center. Contact rita zhang at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.