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Current Schedule of Events

‚ÄčThe Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (ODEIB) is excited to announce the programming we have planned for Black History Month. 

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  • Black History Month Kickoff Event - What Does Liberation Mean to You?
    Wednesday, February 1
    3:15 to 4:30pm in the Bruckmann Chapel

Join us for a celebration of African American poetry, prose, prayers, and music
Music by Perry Brisbon, Adjunct Faculty
Poetry and prose by the Cabrini University Black Student Union and Poetry Club

  • Common Hour - How Do We Get Free? Part 1
    Wednesday, February 8
    2 to 3pm in Iadarola Lecture Hall

Join us for a conversation with Professor Ron Whitaker and Lailah Dunbar, Director of ODEIB who will discuss the socio-spiritual foundation and future of equity, justice, and liberation.

  • Blackout Poetry
    Friday, February 10
    11am to 1pm in theBE-Lounge (area between the ODEIB and SEaL)

Join us to compose your own poetry and decorate/design your pages inspired by famous African American authors, essayists, and poets.

Schedule time to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture
Bus is leaving from Founder’s Parking Lot at 9am

Tickets, $10.00
Information for purchasing tickets will be released on February 3rd. For more information, contact Raina Johnson at rj7003@cabrini.edu

  • BE-Lounge Table Talk- Are Black Student’s Free to Be Themselves on College Campuses?
    Wednesday, February 15
    3:15 to 4:30pm in the BE-Lounge (area between the ODEIB and SEaL)

Join the Black Student Union for a conversation about what it means to be a Black student at a PWI.

  • Melanin Within
    Thursday, February 16
    6 to 8pm in Grace Hall Atrium

Join the Black Student Union for a showcase of Black excellence. Explore the artistry of student designers, stylists, and entrepreneurs.

  • Screening of I Am Not Your Negro
    Tuesday, February 21
    5:30 to 7:30pm in Widener Lecture Hall

Screening and discussion of the Academy Award Winning Documentary, I Am Not Your Negro. Join us for a screening and discussion of the film about James Baldwin, one of the most prolific thinkers of the 20th century.

  • How Do We Get Free? Part 2
    Wednesday, February 22
    12 to 5pm in Grace Hall Multipurpose Room

Join us for a series of workshops that respond to the ongoing struggle, challenges, and consequences of Black Liberation.

  • BSU Fashion Show: Drip or Drown!
    Thursday, February 23
    7:30 – 10pm in Grace Hall Atrium

Tickets: $5.00 for visitors, $3.00 for Cabrini students

For more information, please contact Malik Washington at mw10798@cabrini.edu.