Medgar Ever College is offering an exciting array of programs to celebrate Black History Month.

This year’s theme for 2014, “Reclaiming Our Ancestral Legacy Through Courage, Strength and Fortitude,” is reflected in the diverse breadth of panels and forums, led by an esteemed list of educators, activists and artists.

Here is a list of this week’s activities, taking place on the Medgar Evers Campus, located at 1650 Bedford Avenue, unless otherwise indicated:

Wednesday, February 18

Blackout: the Disappearance of Blacks in Media and Black Ownership II, 1638 Bedford Avenue, Edison O. Jackson Auditorium, 6:00pm – 9:30pm

Wednesday, February 19

Part 2– A Criminal Justice Roundtable, EOJ Auditorium, AB1 building, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Harlem Nocturne: Illuminating Women Artists, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, room C197, New York, NY, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Religion, Rebellion & ‘Move,’ Founders Auditorium, 6:00pm – 9:30pm

Thursday, February 20

Staying Centered: The Importance of the Mind, Body Connection for Optimum Health, President’s Conference Center, room B1008, Bedford Building, 11:30am – 12:45pm

The Role of Art in Science, EOJ Auditorium, AB1 Building, 11:30am – 1:00pm

Humanity’s Debt to Africa: The Legacy of 8 Million Years of African Descent, 1150 Carroll Street Building, The Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library, 4th fl., 2:00pm

Friday, February 21

Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America’s Universities, EOJ Auditorium, AB1 Building, 11:30am – 1:00pm

Saturday, February 22

African Diaspora Art and Culture Youth Workshop, President’s Conference Center, Room B1008, Bedford Building, 11:00am – 3:00pm

People of the Sun: Annual Fashion Show & African Spirit Award, Founders Auditorium, Bedford Building, 6:00pm – 10:00pm


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