Black History

February 2009

Top 20 Black History Month Quotes

101 Fast Facts

101 Little Known Black History Facts

Natasha Trethewey
September 14, 2006

On Thursday, September 14, Natasha Trethewey presented a poetry reading from her most recent collection, Native Guard.

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"Nappy Hair: A Celebration of Diversity"
February 19, 2003

Crawley Forum
Through humor, wit, and irony, comedian Emmy Gay uses her real-life experiences to help audiences see beyond stereotypes without blaming or accusing.  "Nappy Hair" is presented in conjunction with African-American Heritage Month.

Jabali Afrika Celebration
2000

Jabali came to Hampden-Sydney College from East Kenya to be one of the programs for Black History Month. They have performed all across the globe. This musical and dance group brought a lot of energy and excitement to Hampden-Sydney with their stimulating sounds.
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