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Baltimore, Maryland 21231
Phone: 443-287-9960 | Fax: 443-287-9920

February 21, 2007
CONTACT: Amy Lunday

Black History Month Celebration 2007
at Johns Hopkins

Performances, speakers and student events will mark the celebration of Black History Month 2007 on the Homewood campus of The Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore. Organized by members of the Black Student Union, the program, "Color in a Mosaic World: The Design of a People," spans the month of February.

For more information about the following events, call the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at 410-516-2224 or go to www.jhu.edu/bsu.

Friday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m., Hodson Hall, Room 110
Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gloria White-Hammond, a humanitarian who has advocated for women's health in several African countries. Co-sponsored by the Minority Pre-Health Conference. White-Hammond's bio is online at www.aeispeakers.com/ speakerbio.php?SpeakerID=1325.

Saturday, Feb. 17
Minority Pre-Health Conference; 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.,
Conference in Levering Union, Great Hall; 3 to 5 p.m.
Free community health fair in Levering Union, Glass Pavilion.

Saturday, Feb. 24, 8 to 10 p.m., Levering Union, Glass Pavilion
Quelle Est Le Temps fashion show. A party follows in the Great Hall. $10 for both the fashion show and party; $5 for fashion show only. Tickets sold at Mattin Center 210 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until Friday, Feb. 23.

Monday, Feb. 26, 4 to 6 p.m., Levering Union, Sherwood Room
Lecture by Johns Hopkins University sociologist Katrina Bell McDonald. A story about McDonald is online at www.jhu.edu/gazette/2006/11sep06/ 11mcdonald.html.

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5 to 7 p.m., Levering Union, Great Hall
Closing Ceremonies: An Evening of the Arts. Come celebrate the closing of Black History Month in a showcase of performing and visual arts.

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