Augusta University celebrates Black History Month

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"Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am" documentary screening and panel discussion is at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Maxwell Theatre.

In honor of Black History Month, Augusta University will host various events throughout February in honor of our country’s African American heritage.

This year’s events include a tour of the National Center for Human and Civil Rights in Atlanta, a screening of the documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am and an in-depth discussion of mental health matters in the African American community.

View a complete list of events below.

Takeover Tuesday: Black HIV/ AIDS Awareness Noon Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Jaguar Student Activities Center (JSAC) Breezeway.

Multicultural Wellness Wednesday: Why black mental health matters?Noon Wednesday, Feb. 12, in the JSAC Butler Meeting Room.

The Color of Music- The African American Experience2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, in the Reese Library, Room 141.

African American Read-in and Lunch – 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in Maxwell Theatre.

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am documentary screening and panel discussion – 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Maxwell Theatre.

Transnational Literary Engagements2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the Reese Library, Room 141.

Trip to the National Center for Human and Civil Rights and CNN MuseumSaturday, Feb. 29, in Atlanta.

This events are hosted by the university’s Office of Multicultural Student Engagement, The CREW, the Department of English and Foreign Language, the Black Student Union and The Film Series. For more information about any of these events, email the university’s Office of Multicultural Student Engagement.

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