Tag: Black Awareness Month

PHOTO BRIEF: Gospel Explosion
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PHOTO BRIEF: Gospel Explosion

Members of the University of Miami Soul Steppers dance during Gospel Explosion, which is hosted by United Black Students each year as part of Black Awareness Month. The event featured several local groups that celebrated gospel through music and dance. Charlotte Cushing // Contributing Photographer Members of Incredible Praise, an off campus dance group, perform...
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Black Awareness Month Feb. 16- A lecture titled “Black Identity, Perpetually Under Protection” given by guest speaker Professor Dexter Gordon will be held at the Newman Alumni Center at 6:30 pm. Feb. 21- The 50th Anniversary of De-Segregation at UM will be commemorated at the Gusman Concert Hall at 7:45 p.m. with guest speaker Cornell…

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Black Awareness Month fashion show a success

One of the most anticipated events of the University of Miami’s Black History Month celebrations, this year’s Black Awareness Month (BAM) Fashion Show did not disappoint supporters last Friday night, Feb. 26, when it came time to hit the runway.

PHOTO BRIEF: BAM day of service
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PHOTO BRIEF: BAM day of service

Sophomore Adekemi Akinwole helps a student read. As part of Black Awareness Month (BAM), several volunteers from UM went to the Overtown Youth Center to tutor kids and host a carnival on Saturday, February 06, 2010. All the practice sheets were based on prominent events in black history. Cayla Nimmo//The Miami Hurricane
Bridging barriers among cultures
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Bridging barriers among cultures

This multilateral perspective on black culture is exactly what Professor Edmond Abaka, director of Africana studies at the University of Miami, thinks is important for students to take away from these events.

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