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DUTCHESS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Black History Month Events – March - April 2013
“Emancipation Proclamation 150th Anniversary”
The following events are free and open to the public, and will be held at the DCC main campus, 53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, unless otherwise noted. This is a tentative schedule; please check the Events Calendar on the DCC website – www.sunydutchess.edu – after January 15 for important updates.
Thursday, March 28
Dr. Khalil Gilbran Muhammad - The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime and The Making of Modern Urban America
5:30 p.m. - Vassar College
Dr. Khalil Gilbran Muhammad, director of The Schomburg Center, will be the guest speaker at Vassar College to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and discuss his book, The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime and the Making of Modern Urban America.
Tuesday, April 9
African Market: A marketplace of diverse goods
11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Drumlin Hall
Vendors will offer hair products, food, jewelry and more.
For more information, call Carmen McGill* at (845) 431-8017 or Yvonne Flowers at 431-8074.
Dutchess Community College Black History Committee:
Carmen McGill (Chair)*, Yvonne Flowers (Co-Chair), Doris Diaz-Kelly, Naima Glover, Jacqueline Goffe-McNish*, Susan McGlynn, Dr. Weldon McWilliams, Deborah Porter, Dr. Carol Stevens, Gail Upchurch-Mills, Michael Weida, Rose Wiley*
Community Liaison – Kadiyah Lodge
Collaborations with the following agencies and colleges:
Dutchess County Interfaith Council
Dutchess County Historical Society-Black History Committee
Marist College Center for Multicultural Affairs
Mid-Hudson Anti-Slavery Project
SUNY New Paltz-Black Studies Dept.
* Members of AAUW