PhilaU Celebrates Black History Month

Student_bossesFrom discussions to movie screenings to spoken word, Philadelphia University has a full slate of upcoming programming for Black History Month:

Lets Talk About Race: Racial Reconsideration
Join students, staff and faculty for a time of sharing and in-depth discussion.
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 8-9 p.m., Ravenhill Chapel

Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse Trip
Visit the only comic book store owned by a black woman on the East Coast. More info here.
Thursday, Feb. 16, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Amalgam Comics and Coffeehouse

MoonlightMovie Trip
Take a trip to the Ritz 5 in Center City for the 7:25 screening of the Oscar-nominated “Moonlight.” More info here.
Thursday, Feb. 16, 7:25 p.m., Ritz 5

The Black Student Boss
In this entrepreneurship panel, GeoSwap’s Jordan Gonzales, Vibrating Therapeutic Apparel’s Amira Idris and Boutique Your Closet’s Dyandra Raye Brown and Brittany Arial will discuss how they started their businesses and offer advice to students.
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m., DEC Forum

“20 Feet From StardomMovie Screening
Free dinner and a guided conversation about the intersections of race and gender will follow the movie. More info here.
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 7-10 p.m., DEC Forum

Brave Spaces
Black History Month: What haven’t we learned?
Thursday, Feb. 23, 1-2 p.m., Kanbar 319

Spoken Word Event
Sunday, Feb. 26, 3 p.m., Kanbar Performance Space

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