Black History 4 Season’s schedule of events February 9-13

This February, Black History Month becomes Black History 4 Seasons at UMass Dartmouth.

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Events throughout the year will honor the unique experiences and contributions of Black Americans in areas such as politics, social justice, literature, theater, visual arts, and music.

This February, Black History Month becomes Black History 4 Seasons at UMass Dartmouth. Events throughout the year will honor the unique experiences and contributions of Black Americans in areas such as politics, social justice, literature, theater, visual arts, and music.

Schedule of events this coming week include:

February 9

***POSTPONED***

14th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast                                                                                                

The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast will feature a keynote address by Kevin Powell, writer, humanitarian and president of BK Nation.                                                                 

Woodland Commons, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

***POSTPONED***

February 11

AHA! Night: Icons of the Civil Rights Movement Art Exhibit Opening Reception                                      

Meet the artist, Pamela Chatterton-Purdy, for a talk and opening reception. Evening snacks provided by Destination Soup. Co-sponsored by the New Bedford Historical Society and New Bedford Art Museum.

Note: Transportation leaves from Frederick Douglass Unity House at 5:30pm.                                                                                                           

New Bedford Art Museum, 608 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, 6 p.m.

February 13

Icons of Civil Rights Movement Art Exhibit                                                                                         

Voices of the Civil Rights Movement in Poetry and Music with Everett Hoagland and Candida Baptista.

Light refreshments. Co-sponsored by the New Bedford Historical Society and New Bedford Art Museum.

New Bedford Art Museum, 608 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, 3-5p.m.

The idea of Black History 4 Seasons embodies the idea that Black History Month is more than a month and that Black history is America’s history. The Black History 4 Seasons Council will collaborate with faculty, staff and students to develop new academic, civic, and social programs and events that will occur throughout the year to pay tribute to the Black experience.

For the complete details on these events and the full schedule of upcoming events:www.umassd.edu/blackhistory. You can also join the conversation on Black History 4 Seasons on social media using #BH4Seasons.

February 9                                                                                                                              

14th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast                                                                                                

The annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast will feature a keynote address by Kevin Powell, writer, humanitarian and president of BK Nation.                                                                 

Woodland Commons, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.


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