Written by Este Yarmosh
Eastern will begin its February celebration early on Jan. 27 with the broadcast of "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Look Back," a 12-part television series produced by Eastern Public Relations Officer Dwight Bachman in 1983. Eastern President Elsa Nuñez will introduce the series. A discussion on the series will follow the viewing, and food will be served in the
On Feb. 3 at in the Student Center Café, the
On Feb. 4 and 5, the highly-acclaimed Costen Cultural Art Exhibit will be on display in the Betty R. Tipton Room of the
On Feb. 17, at in the Student Center Theatre, "Our Voices," a series of monologues from great African American leaders throughout history, will be performed by Eastern students and faculty. Light refreshments will be available in the
On Feb. 18, at in the Betty R. Tipton Room of the
On Feb. 25, at in the Student Center Theatre, Eastern will present "An Afternoon with Star Parker," featuring the author and columnist. Parker will discuss her inspirational journey as an African American woman and sign copies of her book, "White Ghetto: How Middle Class America Reflects Inner City Decay."
Also on Feb. 25, at , the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Awards ceremony will take place in the Paul E. Johnson Sr. Community Conference Room of the J. Eugene Smith Library. These awards recognize members of the campus and community-at-large whose actions demonstrate distinguished service in promoting the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Light food and refreshments will be served.