Posts By: Junisha Martin

“Toussaint Louverture” The Champion of a people, and his sacrifices for freedom and equality.

When: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 From 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM Where: UCF Student Union Key West, Room 218A Topic: “Toussaint Louverture” The Champion of a people, and his sacrifices for freedom and equality.                       Speaker: Patrick Noze About the Speaker: “Born in Haiti in… Read more »

Dr. John T. Washington Community Service Awards and Scholarship Luncheon

Dr. John T. Washington Community Service Awards and Scholarship Luncheon When: Monday, February 27, 2017 from Noon to 2:00 PM Where: UCF Student Union Pegasus Ballroom Guest Speaker: Dr. Myron E. Moorehead II Topic: When A Man Has A Voice Each year, the Africana Studies Program hosts the Dr. John T. Washington Community Service Awards… Read more »

Darrell Butler “Personal Empowerment: A Historical Breakthrough”

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 From 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM Where: UCF Student Union Key West, Room 218A Topic: “Personal Empowerment: A Historical Breakthrough” Darrell Butler applies his 20 years of personal empowerment consulting through the lenses of milestone historical events of the African American experience. This will be a facilitated, interactive discussion to… Read more »

Allie L. Braswell: The Black Veteran’s Journey: First Class Service, Second Class Treatment

When: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 From 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM Where: UCF Student Union Key West, Room 218A Topic: The Black Veteran’s Journey: First Class Service, Second Class Treatment Allie L. Bradwell, Managing Director The Braswell Group Allie Braswell, US Marine Veteran, will share the incredible journey and contributions that African Heritage Veterans have… Read more »

National Museum of African American History and Culture

The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is a Smithsonian Institution museum established in December 2003. The museum’s building, designed by David Adjaye, is on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.. It has close to 37,000 objects in its collection related to such subjects as community, family, the arts, religion, civil rights,… Read more »

Racism in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter

A Discussion of Racism in the University and the Orlando Community Location: Classroom Building II: Room 207 Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2016   3 p.m. — 5:30 p.m. UCF Sociology presents Racism in the Era of #BlackLivesMatter: A Discussion of Racism in the University and the Orlando Community on Tuesday, March 29th at 3:00 p.m. in the Classroom… Read more »