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February is Black History Month


Check out these LIM College events for Black History Month

A national observance since 1926, the origin of Black History Month is credited to historian Carter G. Woodson, who chose the 2nd week of February as a time to remember important people and events in the history of the African diaspora.

At LIM College, several events are scheduled for the month of February, including:

Tuesday, February 9th
Broadway show Memphis. Limited seats available for the 7pm show. Tickets are available for $20 in the Office of Student Life.

Wednesday, February 17th
Dr. Aubrey Bonnet, Professor of American Studies at SUNY Old Westbury, speaks on "Leadership" - a presentation on nurturing and maximizing leadership in a post-racial America. 12:30-1:35pm in FashionOpolis.

Friday, February 19th
Visit the Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture and explore Harlem. Meet at the 5th Avenue Lounge at 12:30pm. Free.

Tuesday, February 23rd
"Always in Fashion" - a presentation on the accomplishments of Black fashion executives with Prof. Diane Martin of the Marketing & Management Departments. 12:30-1:35pm in FashionOpolis.

Wednesday, February 24th
"BRAG in the Fashion Industry" - Presentation on breaking racial barriers and succeeding in the fashion industry with Richard Dent III, Senior Vice President, COO, and Co-Leader for PINK Victoria's Secret stores.

Friday, February 26th
Bus trip to Philadelphia, PA. Tour the African American Museum and Philadelphia. Meet in the Office of Student Life at 8:30am. Tickets are only $10.

Visit for articles on African American performers written by LIM College professor Ron Knoth

Stop by the Adrian G. Marcuse Library for an ongoing display of books, movies, and magazines related to Black History Month



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