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 Final AAHM 21

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Monday February 1, 2021  

Breaking Barriers at 6:00 pm
Presented by Black Student Union
An open forum discussion about systematic oppression, racism, and BLM 


Tuesday February 2, 2021

 Be Color Brave, Not Color Blind at 6:00 pm 
 Presented by Harbor Institute. Facilitated by Rasheed Ali Cromwell, Esq. 


Thursday Februrary 4, 2021

Finer Body-ody at 7:20pm
Pressented by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.
(Workout with the Zeta’s) 


Wednesday February 10, 2021

Glimpses of Ghana: Maakye! at 2:00 pm
In this session, EIU graduate student Frank Gyimah will talk about his home country of Ghana, and its rich culture, history and diverse peoples  


Bougee, Rachet, Ghetto: Defining 21st Century Black Womanhood at 6:00 pm
Presented by AAHM Committee. Facilitated by Ms. Kelsey Bogard and Dr. Tradare Mclaurine 
Black women are often labeled with stereotypes such as boogie, ghetto, or ratchet. Sometimes even angry. This discussion will explain the parallels between the terms bougie, ghetto, and ratchet and the “strong Black woman” and “strong Black independent woman.” We will also discuss how all limit Black women’s ability to emote transparently and further promote self-hate from our own, racism from others, sexism, constant critiques of our bodies, hair, skin tone, and a whole lot more.

Monday February 15, 2021

Black Card Revoked (Game) at 6:13 pm, 
Presented by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., 

Tuesday Feb. 16, 2021

Conversations with STRONG: Black Owned. A Lesson in Entrepreneurship & Branding! at 6:00 pm
Presented by STRONG MENtoring with Special Guests: Pillars founder, Andre Weaver & Shady Eyes Co. founder, Timery Jackson 

Thursday Februrary 18, 2021

African Drumming at 1:30 pm
Presented by EIU’s Africa West percussion ensemble, and the Jefferson Elementary School World Drumming Club 
Learn about a variety of African drumming from Jamie Ryan/Africa West, Eric Mueller, Frank Gyimah, Hope Situembeko 
Coloring the Path: Grad School Edition at 7:00 pm
Presented by Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) 
This event will be a conversation about the importance of Graduate School, why it is important, how to navigate the application process and voices from some EIU current Grad students.


Tuesday, February 23, 2021                                      

Cultural Stereotypes: Perceptions or Reality? at 2:30 – 3:30 pm
What do you think about when you hear ‘cultural stereotypes?’ How do we understand the complexities of cultures and generalizations? Come listen on our international students discussing the patterns of cultures to which they belong. Moderated by Lutete Carlos 


Saturday February 27, 2021

Image Awards: Success Is the New Black at 6:00 pm
Prsented by EIU's NAACP

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