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Feb. 1-March 11: African American surgeons focus of exhibit
January 25, 2016

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

surgeonSPOKANE, Wash. – A traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine featuring the contributions of African American academic surgeons to medicine and medical education will be at the Washington State University Spokane library Feb. 1-March 11 for Black History Month in February.

Feb. 25: Singers present ‘The Sacred and Spiritual’
February 13, 2014

University-Singers-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The sacred music of African-American culture will be presented in a free, public concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in Bryan Hall at Washington State University to mark Black History Month in February.

Alumnus lectures on black freedom movement
January 23, 2008

PULLMAN – Dr. Stefan Bradley, historian and WSU alumnus, will present a talk titled “College Kids, CORE, Cats, and Cooler College Curriculum: The 1960s Black Freedom Movement” at the WSU campus in Pullman, Wash., during Black History Month.

 

The presentation will be given at 4 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education, room 202. The event is free and open to everyone.

 

Bradley will speak about the role that young people and students in the 1960s played in changing the course of national history.

 

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WSU Vancouver celebrates Black History Month
February 8, 2007

VANCOUVER – The Minorities Reconstructing Culture Club at Washington State University Vancouver invites fellow students, as well as staff, faculty and community members to attend Back History Month events. All events are free and open to the public. Feb. 8: Earl Ford, Vancouver NAACP, “Black History and Segregation,” 3 to 4:15 p.m., Administration building, Room 129. Feb. 14: Clay Mosher, WSU Vancouver Department of Sociology, “Drug Laws: History, Enforcement and Sentencing: The Implications for Racial Disparity in the U.S. Criminal Justice System,” 3 to 4:15 p.m., Multimedia Classroom building,Room 6. Feb. 20: Film, “Rise and Fall of Jim Crow,” Part I, Noon to 1:15 p.m., … » More …

Lecture focuses on African Americans in the military
February 2, 2007

In observance of Black History Month, the History Department at Washington State University in Pullman will offer a public lecture on Feb. 14 at 12:10 p.m. George Tamblyn, who currently teaches Europen History at WSU Vancouver, will present a lecture titled “African Americans in the U.S. Military: From the Revolution to Iraq” in Murrow 53/55.  Tamblyn earned a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University, a juris doctor degree from Cornell Law School, two master’s degrees from the University of Edinburgh in World War II studies and from the University of Washington in American history. He has completed all but the dissertation work toward his doctorate degree in … » More …

Presentation to discuss Jim Crow in the Tri-Cities, 1940s
February 17, 2006

In the 1940s, during the build-up of atomic weapons development at Hanford, Pasco was the only one of the three Tri-Cities that allowed black residents.It1s a fact that shocks many modern-day residents of the region, but it’s not surprising to Professor Robert Bauman of WSU Tri-Cities.”Not only were blacks limited to living in Pasco, they had to live on the east side of the railroad tracks. The city didn’t provide water or regular garbage pickup on the east side and many African-Americans lived in makeshift residences, including trailers, shacks, tents and even chicken houses,” Bauman said.He will detail the conditions, politics and official policies of … » More …

Jazz concert to celebrate Black History Month
February 7, 2006

A concert featuring the award-winning Washington State University Jazz Big Band and VOJAZZ vocal jazz ensemble will celebrate Black History Month at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Kimbrough Concert Hall.The concert will open with VOJAZZ performing under the direction of Noel Barbuto. Barbuto has sung as a featured artist with Opera Plus, the Coeur d’ Alene Symphony, Harlequin Theatre, Johnny Lewis Big Band, the Village Theatre, Carousel Players and the award-winning vocal group, the Akafellas.The Jazz Big Band, under the direction of Meyer Distinguished Professor of Music Greg Yasinitsky, will present a program including pieces by outstanding African-American composers in celebration of Black History … » More …

History alumnus presents Black History Month lecture
January 26, 2006

Professor Dwayne Mack will make a presentation titled “Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around: Berea College’s Participation in the Selma to Montgomery March” at the WSU Pullman campus.The presentation will take place Monday, Feb. 27 from 12:10-1 p.m. in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education room 518.”I hope attendees will learn about a period in the history of our great nation when there was a liberal consensus,” said Mack. “A period when white, black, brown and other people came together for a righteous and moral cause.”Mack, whose research interests include the civil rights movement and the impact of the Cold War on African American … » More …