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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1994 - Organizations. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 19, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20605/show/20500.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1994 - Organizations. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/20605/show/20500

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Transcript Black History Month The UH Black Student Union celebrated Black History Month with a full calendar of events that featured local and nationally renowned people in the African American community. There was a panel discussion on "Self Help Institutions in the Black Community." Henry Bell, a junior economics major and president of the BSU, said the panelist discussed the importance of self-help institutions in the black community and how African Americans can start such institution in their communities. The play CLASS by former UH theater instructor Franklin J. Anderson was performed at the Jewish Community Center's Kaplan Theater. The play's theme is, "If you really want to know what black love is, grab a pad and pen because class is about to begin." The UH chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority hosted the Peppermint Carnation Ball at the UH Hilton. On Feb. 14, BSU held an African Cultural Celebration called "Sherehe" (a West African communal celebration). The celebration allowed people to come together and learn about each other through poetry, song and dance. Bell said there was also exercises in trust-building, such as having a blindfolded person stand in a chair and fall back into the crowd. On Feb. 15, Morris Graves, associate director of the African American Studies program, gave a lecture on Afrocentrism in the UC. On Feb. 16, the African American Pre-Health Association held its 1994 Health Fair. Alpha Phi Alpha fra ternity will host a "Tribute to the Black Woman." On Feb 17, Professor Julian Hare lectured on the problems facing the black community and the endangered black family in the UC. On Feb. 19, the Community Artist Collective hosted "Coffee Talk," featuring poetry reading and jazz. The readings were held at the Barnes- Blackmon Galleries. On Feb. 21, Omega Psi Phi fraternity will sponsor a panel discussion on "Miscarriages of Justice: Justice, Racism and the Legal System." The panelists were Rev. Jew Don boney, Prairie View A&M Professor Imari Obadele and UH graduate student Amilcar Shabazz. The discussion was held in Cougar Den. Feb. 22 featured a lecture by the keynote speaker of the month Ma'im Akbar, a pioneer in the field of African-centered psychology. She spoke on "Reclaiming the black mind." The lecture was held in the UC World Affairs Lounge. On Feb. 23, there will be a panel discussion called "Business Day." The panel will be discussing black businesses, black entrepreneurship and blacks in corporate America. UH alumnae Michelle Barnes of Barnes-Blackmon Galleries will be one of the panelists. On Feb. 24, the Pan Hellenic Council held a Black Faculty Reception to "show appreciation for the black faculty," Bell said. The last event was a style show Feb. 28. Bell said the show showcased different styles of dress by African people all over the world. Most of the people participating was faculty and students. -Tiffany Vaughner 6[D 220 f|. 11 Organizations