2013 Black History Month Calendar of Events

                                                                                  Old Dominion University celebrates Black History Month 2013

Old Dominion University celebrates Black History Month with a variety of programs designed to inform, educate, inspire and unify the campus and greater community. Black History Month, also known as Black Heritage Month & African American History (Heritage) Month is a national celebration and observance highlighting aspects of American culture that are often marginalized. The 2013 Black History Month theme is At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington.

Black History Month Calendar of Events

January

 “School Desegregation: Learn, Preserve and Empower” a collaborative history project, formed a partnership with AARP Virginia, Virginia Conference NAACP, and the Urban League of Virginia to collect stories and historic documents detailing Virginia’s historic journey toward the desegregation of its schools.

February

The following Black History Month events are all hosted on ODU’s campus:

For more information please contact the Office of Intercultural Relations at (757) 683-4406, oir@odu.edu, or visit odu.edu/oir. For more information on the national theme visit: http://www.asalh.net/docs/2013ExecutiveSummary.pdf

* BHMCalenderUpdated_inter.pdf  (761.1 KB)

Posted By: Stephanie Riggs
Date: Fri Feb 08 09:08:51 EST 2013