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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1992 - Student Life. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. April 17, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19684/show/19630.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1992 - Student Life. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/19684/show/19630

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Transcript wim history month brings speakers, seminars /ffrican American History Month promised films, seminars, speakers and a deeper perspective into the African American experience. Subject matter for the event ranged from philosophical talks, to the Princess of Black Poetry, to one of Hollywood's rising African This is the first time on campus that other groups will be stepping. Ifve never seen it happen at other universities either. American stars. Associate Program Director of African American Studies Morris Graves delivered the opening address on Feb. 3 at the University Center Patio. Graves, whospokeon "Afrocentricity: Study and Philosophy of the African American Experience," said he hopes to make students more Student Life DuringAfricanAmerican I listory Month, students gathered to hear speakers from the African American community. Houstonian Photo. Cultural dances were performed throughout the month to provide entertianment. These dances also cdu- catedstudentsaboutthediflerent aspects ol early African American dances. Hous Ionian Photo. familiar with African philosophy, as differentiated from European philosophy Graves' speech was followed by a performance by the Good News Gospel Choir. African American History Month's keynote speaker was acclaimed poet Nikki Giovanni. Giovanni, who made a name for herself in 1968 with Black Feeling, Black Talk, has 18 books and six recordings of poetry and prose to her credit, herworkwasalsothesubjectof the film Spirit to Spirit: the Poetry of Nikki Giovanni During the 1960s Giovanni was active in the civil rights movement and the fight for equality in education. Dubbed by critics as "The Princess of Black Poetry," Giovanni's message emphasized equality and social change, interspersed with insight and humor. AIDS in the African American community was addressed. Speakers included aspokespersonfromNAACP's AIDS Task Force. On Feb. 17, the job market and prospects for graduating African American was addressed in "Finding a Job After Graduation: Career Planning for the African AmericanStudent." Joy Warner, internship coordinator for the Career Planningand Placement Center, presented the work shop. On Feb. 19 African American Studies featured the seminar "Leadership in a Family Setting," hosted by Graves and Diane Boudreaux- Graves, his spouse. The seminar discussed leadership and tales in the family when the woman and man were leader, themselves, Graves said. "A Malcolm X Celebration' ' was held in the World Affairs Lounge on Feb. 21. The program included a speaker and a film. A second keynote ad- dress was delivered by Giancarlo Esposito, half- African American and half Italian spoke on diversity and his own experiences as the product of an interracial marriage. As an actor who as appeared in such films as Spike Lee's Mo Better Blues and School Daze, Esposito addresses the sodalsignificanceoflxe'sfilms. The finale featured traditionally African-American fraternities and sororities stepping - a form of competitive dancing. For the first time, the event, sponsored by the Black StudentUnionwasopentonon- Greek groups. "Thisisthefirsttimeon campus that other groups will be stepping," Activities Advisor Kim Agnew said. "I've never seen it happen at other universities ei- ther.'-Frank San Miguel Black History