Rethinking Race Film Festival

Rethinking Race Film Festival

Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 at 10:00am

  Free
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Schedule:

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM: True Black History Museum at Jean Hower Taber Student Union 312

A traveling Black History exhibit with artifacts dating from the late 1700’s to the 21st century. The Museum was established to preserve the history of African-American people and to educate others of the many great contributions that African-Americans have made to mankind.

Sponsor: Office of Inclusion and Equity, Undergraduate Student Government, and Campus Programs

A traveling Black History exhibit with artifacts dating from the late 1700’s to the 21st century. The Museum was established to preserve the history of African-American people and to educate others of the many great contributions that African-Americans have made to mankind. The mission is to instill self-esteem and pride, and to increase knowledge, awareness, cultural sensitivity and understanding for the historic experience of African-Americans.

The collection takes you on a journey through the African-American experience, and is comprised of over 1000 authentic artifacts, with original documents from historic figures such as Booker T. Washington, Mary McLeod Bethune, George Washington Carver, Rosa Parks, Frederick Douglass, Angela Davis, President Barack Obama, and many other great African-Americans.

The museum has been viewed by over 35,000 people throughout the U.S on college campuses, schools, churches, and corporate events.

Cost: Free

11:45am - 1:15pm: Face to Face: North American Attitudes Towards Native Spanish Speakers at Jean Hower Taber Student Union 314

We’ll have a presentation of a flip book depicting the attitudes of North Americans towards speakers of Spanish. Afterwards, there will be a discussion involving race, language barriers, and accents.

Cost: Free