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Black History Month @ UIC

For more information, call 312-413-5070

February 1

Rhythms, Rhymes and Reflections
Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago and MADD Rhythms. 3 p.m. Illinois Room, Student Center East

February 3

Hoop It Up
Basketball game between UIC faculty, staff and students. 6 p.m. Physical Education Building

February 9

The Game Changers
Panel discussion featuring cast of the documentary “The Interrupters.” 4 p.m. Illinois Room, Student Center East

February 10

Poetry Slam
Joshua Bennett, spoken word artist, with members of Mojo’s Pen. 7 p.m. Illinois Room, Student Center East

February 14

Loving Blues and Jazzing Through
Poet Sterling Plumpp, professor emeritus of African American studies and English. 4 p.m. Daley Library

February 16

Safe Zone 101
Awareness of LGBTQ issues in the African American community. 3 p.m. 605 Student Center East

February 17

Heritage Ball
Hip-hop artist Que Billah, buffet dinner, $10. 7 p.m. Illinois Room, Student Center East

February 21

Black in the Day
Author, historian Christopher Reed, Roosevelt University professor emeritus. 4 p.m. Daley Library

February 22

Keeping the Pulse with Dr. Ian Smith
VH1’s “Celebrity Fit Club” medical and diet expert on mind and body wellness. 3 p.m. 302 Student Center East

February 24

22nd Annual Blues Cabaret
Nellie “Tiger” Travis. 7 p.m. UIC Forum. $25 includes soul food buffet. $10 UIC student tickets only available at door; one per student i-card.

February 29

Black History Makers Award Ceremony
Honoring alumni, faculty, staff and students. 3 p.m. East Terrace, Student Center East



Tickets: first floor service center, Student Center East, and first floor information center, Student Center West. Cash, MasterCard and Visa.



For more information, call 312-413-5070.

University of Illinois Photographs courtesy of L. Brian Stauffer/University of Illinois