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LSU hosting series of Black History Month events

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LSU will celebrate Black History Month with a number of activities starting Feb. 4 and running throughout the month.

The theme is "Civil Rights in America: Changing our Perspective." The events are hosted by the African American Cultural Center.

The activities include the following:

Mister and Miss Imani Pageant: "A Walk in Their Shoes…"

Tuesday, Feb. 4

LSU Union Theater, 7 p.m.

Blacks in Academia Lecture Series

Danielle Alsandor: "The Resiliency of Underrepresented College Students"

Wednesday, Feb. 5

LSU Honors College: French House Grand Salon, noon

Blacks in Academia Lecture Series

Journey to the Graduate Degree: A Panel Discussion

Wednesday, Feb. 12

LSU Honors College: French House Grand Salon, noon

Co-Sponsored by the Black Graduate and Professional Student Association, or BGPSA

Blacks in Academia

Spring Faculty Enrichment

Wednesday, Feb. 19

LSU African American Cultural Center, 3 p.m.

Hosted by the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Community Outreach, or EDCO

Blacks in Academia Lecture Series

Brandon M. Smith, MPA: "Taking it to the Streets: Civil Rights & Outreach"

Wednesday, Feb. 26

LSU Honors College: French House Grand Salon, noon

AACC First Fridays

"Saving Face": The Power of Social Networking

Friday, Feb. 7

LSU African American Cultural Center, 4 – 6 p.m.

Co-Sponsored with the LSU Black Male Leadership Initiative, or BMLI, and LSU Career Services

AACC First Fridays

"How I Met My Boss": Speed Networking Social

Friday, March 7

LSU African American Cultural Center, 4 – 6 p.m.

Co-Sponsored with the BMLI and LSU Career Services

Sankofa Poetry & Open Mic Night

"Forever Royalty"

Thursday, Feb. 13

LSU African American Cultural Center, 6 p.m.

AACC Jazz Brunch

Saturday, Feb. 22

LSU African American Cultural Center, 10:30 a.m. – noon

Tickets: $35

www.lsu.edu/aacc

"The Black Male Profile: Educated, Black and Dangerous"

Thursday, Feb. 26

225 Peabody Hall, 6 p.m.

College Reunion

Saturday, March 8

(*Rain Date: Saturday, March 15)

LSU Parade Ground, noon – 4 p.m.

For more information, go to www.lsu.edu/aacc.

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