Thursday - February 18, 2021

Black History Commemoration

The Black History Celebration will take place on Thursday, February 18, at 2p.m. PT. Ms. LaCrisia Gilbert, NU’s Ombudsman, will lead a discussion forum before the main event, followed by our speaker, Dr. Saul Lankster. The purpose is to highlight the historical and present challenges of African American families and to describe the value of family bonds as a source of comfort, strength, and survival.

Honored speakers: Dr. Andrews, Dr. Singh, Dr. Crosby-Cooper, Dr. McNeal, Dr. Lankster, Dr. Cicero, and Dr. Hoey
Entertainment: Dr. Lockford (Le Don) Jones and Mr. David Houle
Master of Ceremonies: Mr. Miles T. Leader
RSVP: Dr. Starley Dullien (sdullien@nu.edu)

1:00-1:45 p.m. – Discussion Forum facilitated by Ms. LaCrisia Gilbert, National University Ombudsman
1:45-1:55 p.m. – National University Library recommended publications, a slide presentation by David Feare, Lead Librarian
1:55-2 p.m. – Enjoy prominent speakers and entertainers
2:00-3:15 p.m. – Black History Month 2021: The Black Family, highlighting the historical and present challenges of African American families and the value of family bonds as a source of comfort, strength, and survival
3:15-3:25 p.m. – National University Library recommended publications (2nd viewing)