Black Studies Program

Black Aspirations

A Cleveland State University tradition since 1974, Black Aspirations Week celebrates the cultural heritage of Black Americans and people of the African diaspora. Focusing on Black America’s future, Black Aspirations features a series of national and local speakers, workshops, and performances. All programs are open to the public. Please see the Black Studies calendar for more information about scheduled events.

Black Aspirations Week TBA

To be Shared with All Generations and All Cultures

Saturday, April 21, 2018
The Visitor’s Center at League Park, 6601 Lexington Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44103
Lecture - "Hough's Oral History Project Preservation" by Dr. Tara White
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Workshop -  "A New Day In Hough Fannie Lewis Story Stage Play As a Model Oral
History Project" 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Workshop in Partnership between the Baseball Heritage Museum and the Black Studies Program Howard A. Mims African American Cultural Center with support from the City of Cleveland
RALPH PRUITT LECTURE, ARTS, AND MEDIA SERIES

Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Main Classroon Auditorium
Jazz Heritage Orchestra Spring Concert
Potential Collaboration with Music Department
RALPH PRUITT LECTURE, ARTS, AND MEDIA SERIES