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February 11, 2019
MILWAUKEE —Throughout the month of February, Marquette’s Office of Intercultural Engagement will host several events to celebrate black history and culture.
These events are also supported by Marquette’s Center for Urban Research, Teaching and Outreach; Women’s Innovation Network; Black Student Council; Student Government; and Muslim Students' Association.
A full schedule of Black History Month events is available online. All events are free and open to the public. Events include:
Monday, Feb. 11, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
A discussion titled “Africa Comes to America” will be held in the Alumni Memorial Union (1442 W Wisconsin Ave.), Room 157.
Wednesday, Feb. 13, noon to 1 p.m.
“Soup with Substance” will feature a discussion on “Black and Islam” in the Henke Lounge of the Alumni Memorial Union.
Monday, Feb. 18, through Saturday, Feb 23
“Constitutional Consciousness Week;” events will be held at various locations on campus.
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
“Soup with Substance” will feature a discussion on “Tribal Constitutions and Indian Law,” which will be held in the Alumni Memorial Union, Room 157.
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
“Soup with Substance” will feature an ACLU “Know Your Rights” training in the Alumni Memorial Union, Room 313.
Thursday, Feb. 21, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Dr. Kelly Lytle Hernandez, an American historian and professor of history and African American studies at the University of California – Los Angeles, will speak in the Raynor Memorial Libraries, Beaumier Suites.
Friday, Feb. 22, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
“Soup with Substance” presents “The Fourteenth Amendment: A Discussion About Citizenship” will take place in the Alumni Memorial Union, Room 312.
Friday, Feb. 22, 8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb 23, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Film screenings of “Milwaukee 53206” will take place at the Varsity Theatre.
Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The “Justice in Action Conference” will be held in the Alumni Memorial Union.
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m.
“Black Self-Care Night” will be in the Alumni Memorial Union, Room 305.
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
A discussion on Afrofuturism will be held in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom.
Thursday, Feb. 28, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The “Black Women Rock Dinner” will be held in the Alumni Memorial Union, Room 163.
Sunday, March 3, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The “Ebony Ball” will be held in the Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom.
Media interested in attending any of the Black History Month events can contact Anne Broeker in the Office of Marketing and Communication at (414) 288-7536 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anne is a communication specialist in the Office of Marketing and Communication. Contact Anne at (414) 288-7536 or email@example.com.