Black History Month kicks off Feb. 1

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Black History Month kicks off Feb. 1

Opening ceremonies for Black History Month at Fresno State will begin at noon Monday, Feb. 1, on the Speakers Platform north of the Henry Madden Library. Several events are planned for the month including Dr. Clayborn Carson of the Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University who will give a talk from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Industrial Technology building (Room 101). Other events include the screening of two films: “3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets” at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 5 for the CineCulture Film Series and “Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race” from 6-9 p.m. Feb. 18 in Engineering East (Room 191). The screening of “3 1/2 Minutes, 10 Bullets” will include a discussion on the “Black Lives Matter” campaign. INFO: The Africana Studies Program at 559.278.2832 or the Cross Cultural Gender Center at 559.278-2741. See calendarFull press release to come.