Black Studies Program


Black Studies Program Calendar
Spring 2019 Events

To be Shared with All Generations and All Cultures

For more information on the Black Studies Program,
visit Berkman Hall, Room 137 or call (216) 687-3655

Thursday, January 24, 2019 | 12:00 pm
Berkman Hall Auditorium
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Celebration, Dr. Marilyn Sanders-Mobley, VP Inclusion, Diversity, and Equal Opportunity, Case Western Reserve University

Friday, February 1, 2019 | 11:00 am
Student Center Atrium
The Carter G. Woodson
Challenge and Madam C.J. Walker Extravaganza

Thursday, February 7, 2019 | 12:30 pm
Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Urban Building, Room 241
Responses to Images of Slavery in Film
Kevin ‘Chill” Heard of the Call & Post

Thursday, February 21, 2019 | 3:30 pm
Berkman Hall, Room 136
Screening and Discussion of The Hate U Give
In conjunction with the African Student Association

Thursday, March 21, 2019 | 11:00 am
BH 137, Howard A. Mims African American Cultural Center
Umoja Round Table
Black Professionals Reflecting on Their Lives as College Students

Thursday, March 21, 2019 | 6:00 pm
Michael R. Williams Conference Room, Berkman Hall, Room 135
Ralph Pruitt Lecture
Dr. Kimberly P. Johnson, Associate Professor of Communications, Tennessee State University
Reception follows at 7:15pm

Thursday, April 4, 2019 | 12:00 pm
Truth Crushed to Earth Solidarity Day and Mannequin Challenge

Saturday, April 6, 2019 | 11:00 am - 3:00pm
Recreation Center, Mack Gym
Dr. William N. Wasson Basketball Challenge
Featured Guest, Dr. Mary Myers, Academic Advisor, CSU

April 12-13, 2019
Cincinnati, OH
Educational Field Trip
John Parker and Rankin houses, Ripley, OH and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 6:00 pm
Michael R. Williams Conference Room, Berkman Hall, Room 135
Ralph Pruitt Lecture
Dr. Brennin Brown, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Resident

Friday, April 26, 2019 | 6:00 pm
Michael R. Williams Conference Room, Berkman Hall, Room 135
Bridges to Africa Francophone Celebration
Featured Guests, Drs. Mamada Seck, Adrienne Gosselin, and Tama Engelking; Toussaint J. Miller, University School student

Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 6:00-8:00 pm
Berkman Hall Auditorium
Jazz Heritage Orchestra Concert
“Swinging Then and Now,” Music by Ernie Wilkins
Reception follows at 8:15pm

A Black Studies 
Ambassador Engagement: Voter Education/Voter Registration Panel with Campus and Community Leaders Including

  • Michelle B. Jackson of the Northeast Ohio Voter Advocates (NOVA)
  • Marcia McCoy of the National Action Network (NAN)
  • Marsha Mockabee of the Urban League of Greater Cleveland (ULGC)
  • Kent Whitley of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • Angela Woodson and Harold Wilson of the Greater Cleveland Voter Alliance/Ohio Unity Coalition (GCVA/OUC)