Black Studies Program

Black Aspirations

Black Aspirations Week
April 1 – April 8

To be Shared with All Generations and All Cultures

- Howard A. Mims African American Cultural Center (HAMAACC)
- Michael R. Williams Conference Room (MRW)

Saturday, April 1, 2:00-700 PM, MC 136
Hip Hop Workshop
A Community Engagement

Monday, April 3, 11:20 AM-12:10 PM, MC 302
A Convergence of Ideas in the Speeches of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X
A Lecture Presentation by Prester Pickett, M.F.A., Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs Instructor
A Curtis Wilson Colloquium Series Lecture

Tuesday, April 4, 12:00 Noon, Main Classroom Auditorium Lobby
The Truth Crushed to Earth Solidarity Day and Black History Mannequin Challenge
In Conjunction with Pi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
A Black Studies Ambassador Engagement

Wednesday, April 5, 10:00-400 PM, MC 137
Project S.A.F.E. Cleveland Treatment Center HIV/AIDS Awareness and Testing
A Community Engagement

Thursday, April 6, 11:30 AM, MRW, MC 135
Black Literature and the Art of Story Telling
A Lecture Presentation by Dr. Adrienne Gosselin,
Instructor Donna Henderson-Moore, and Instructor Linda Price
A Curtis Wilson Colloquium Series Lecture

Thursday, April 6, 5:00 PM, HAMAACC, MC 137
Cleveland Black Business Owners
A Panel Discussion Moderated by Myra Jackson, CSU Black Studies Major
An Umoja Roundtable

Friday, April 7, 7:00 PM, MC 137
Speak Up Poetry Slam
A CSU Student Organization Engagement

Saturday, April 8, 7:00 PM, Music and Communication Bldg., Waetjen Auditorium
“The Abyssinian Mass”: The Jazz Heritage Orchestra and Community Mass Choir featuring Damien Sneed, Conductor
A Blend of Jazz and Gospel Music Composed by Wynton Marsalis

A Ticketed Event: Contact Black Studies for Ticket Prices

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Black Aspirations is an activity of the Cleveland State University Black Studies Program. All events are free and open to the public unless noted otherwise.
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