Posts Categorized: James Weldon Johnson Series

When A Man Has A Voice

Dr. Myron E. Moorehead II is a private practice physician specializing in gynecology and laser micro surgery, and the founder and director of the Women’s Laser Institute and the Fibroid Center. He has pioneered laser treatment of fibroids for gynecological and infertility problems, providing women throughout the New Orleans metropolitan area with alternatives to hysterectomy. An active community leader, Dr. Moorehead was elected in 1999 to serve as King Zulu, representing Mardi Gras’ largest predominantly African-American carnival krewe established in 1909.

“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 »

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 »

Sandra Sousa: “The Portuguese Colonization in Africa: an Empire of Words”

When: Wednesday, September 28, 2016  From 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM Where: UCF Student Union Key West, Room 218A Topic: The Portuguese Colonization in Africa: an Empire of Words Sandra Sousa,  Assistant Professor Modern Languages & Literatures Latin American Studies University of Central Florida This presentation focuses on the role of colonial literature in interpreting, valorizing,… Read more »

Julian Chambliss: “A World in Black and White”

James Weldon Johnson Lecture Series Monday, February 18, 2016 Time: 10:30 A.M. – 11:45 A.M Location: Key West 218 A About the Speaker: Like most Floridians, Julian C. Chambliss was not born in the state. His true origin remains shrouded in mystery. We know that his quiet demeanor and glowing character guided him through childhood…. Read more »