The Thursday Brief - February 9, 2016

Africans in the Bronx
Feb. 11 | Hostos Community College

In honor of Black History Month, Hostos welcomes Jane Kani Edward of the Department of African and African American Studies, Fordham University, who will speak on Africans in the Bronx: Developing Communities Abroad and in Africa. More »

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An Evening with Dr. Khalil G. Muhammad
Feb. 11 | Brooklyn College

The Ethyle R. Wolfe Institute for the Humanities, in collaboration with Brooklyn College's Black Faculty and Staff Association, celebrates Black History Month by honoring Dr. Khalil G. Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.   More »

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Black History Month Diversity Talk
Feb. 11 | City College

Join us for a panel discussion on Hip-Hop and Social Justice with special guest speakers, sponsored by the Black History Month Committee. More »

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La Casa Rosa
Feb. 11 | Lehman College

"La Casa Rosa" is a play in Spanish with English subtitles that showcases the everyday realities confronted by rural indigenous communities in Mexico with a high incidence of U.S.-Mexico migration. The play was written by Daniel Carlton and Soame Citlalime in 2009.

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Langston Hughes in Harlem
Feb. 11 | York College

Celebrate the spirit of Langston Hughes with jazz composers Neal Kirkwood and Harry Mann in this hourlong presentation that weaves together Hughes' poems into a musical and spoken word montage.   More »

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Sciame Lecture Series
Feb. 11 | City College

Sciame Spring Lecture Series presents, “Scalar Ecologies” by Anthony Acciavatti. All lectures are free and open to the public. More »

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Screening of ‘The Human Stain’
Feb. 11 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

"The Human Stain" (2003) follows the story of Coleman Silk, a classics professor at a prestigious New England college whose professional life is shattered by allegations of racism. Black History Month event. More »

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