Observe, learn, discuss and celebrate Black History Month right here in Brooklyn at Medgar Evers College in Crown Heights. Here's the schedule of free, public events.
On Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 11:30 am Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, Professor, Writer and Host of Our World with Black Enterprise will deliver the keynote address for Medgar Evers College's Black History Program.
Faculty, lawyers, students and directors of the Center for Law and Social Justice and the DuBois Bunche Center will participate in a symposium: Voting Rights and Voter Suppression in the Age of Obama: Current Challenges, Historical Perspectives.
The Kings County District Attorney's Office Juvenile Crimes Bureau in collaboration with Medgar Evers College presents a "Symposium on Race, Law and Justice - - Strategies for closing the school-to-prison pipeline."
On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:30 pm, the Center for Black Literature will host Voices from the Diaspora Literary Salon featuring Pamela Newkirk, author of Letters from Black America, author Christopher John Farley and poet khalil almustafa..
As part of the John Oliver Killens Reading Series, CBL will host "Voices from the Diaspora," a literary salon. The salon will also serve as a kick-off event celebrating the Center for Black Literature's Tenth Anniversary. >>
On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 6:30 pm, Cheryl Wills, journalist, news anchor and author of Die Free: A Heroic Family Tale will present a lecture, The 150th Anniversary of The Emancipation Proclamation: The Legacy of Black Civil War Soldiers >>
The Center for Black Literature is offering, for the first time, a Fiction Writing Workshop through the Adult & Continuing Education program (ACE). Get started by working with established, published author Donna Hill.
The Center is pleased to have Kadija (George) Sesay for Poetry Month. She is a literary activist, editor, and publisher of Sierra Leonean descent; she is also the founder and editor of Sable magazine
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