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TWU celebrates Black History Month with exhibit and events

Photo of Black History Month Library Exhibit

Photo by Michael Modecki.

Masks and musical instruments highlighting the cultures of Africa will be on display through the end of February in the Blagg-Huey Library on the Texas Woman’s University’s Denton campus in recognition of Black History Month. The exhibit also features African clothing, jewelry and textiles from various African countries, including Ghana, Kenya and Zimbabwe, curated by TWU library staff member LeMargo Branch.

The exhibit is located on the library’s first floor of the library and is free and open to the public during the library’s hours of operation, Monday through Sunday. For library hours and directions, visit www.twu.edu/library or call (940) 898-3701.

Other on campus events include a comedy night featuring Arvin Mitchell on Feb. 8, and a cultural extravaganza on Feb. 15, with games, refreshments, dancing and the movie Dreamgirls.

A Soul Food Dinner is being served for $8.66 (including tax) on Feb. 22 in the Student Union Underground. On Feb. 23, a presentation will be given of the Loving’s Supreme Court case that invalidated laws prohibiting interracial marriage.

On Feb. 28, “Social Justice Through the Spoken Word” will be presented by Porsha Olayiwola 2014 Individual World Poetry Slam Champion and 2015 National Poetry Slam Champion.

For more information and details on the events, visit, http://www.twu.edu/diversity-inclusion-outreach/events.asp. For a campus map and directions, visit http://www.twu.edu/maps/denton-campus-map/.

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