African-American History Month

February 4, 1999
Keynote Speaker: Linda Brown Thompson and Cheryl Brown Henderson. Two of the daughters of the Rev. Oliver L. Brown who in the fall of 1951 along with 12 other families, led by attorneys for the NAACP, filed suit on behalf of their children against the local Board of Education. This led to a landmark decision in the Supreme Courts.

February 2-28, 1999
African American Art Exhibit
A collection of works by local community artists of all ages was featured both in the Learning Resources Center (LRC) gallery and Building 2, Blair Hall Lobby.

February 1, 1999
Art Reception
Learning Resources Center Gallery featuring the Dayton Visual Arts Guild.

February 11, 1999
Conversation Piece: Sister I'm Sorry!
Sinclair presented the award winning film Sister I'm Sorry, by actor Blair Underwood.

February 17, 1999
Racism as a Limitation of Ego and Identity Development
Noted African-American psychologist and professor at the Ohio State University lectured to the campus and community.

February 25, 1999
African-American Unsung Hero Award Reception
This reception honored the recipients of the African American Unsung Hero Award. Several Africa American faculty, staff, and students were honored for their outstanding and exceptional contributions to the College which have gone unnoticed or unrewarded.

February 25, 1999
Kuumba Celebration
Sinclair African-American Studies program and student cultural clubs hosted a celebration of African-American contributions to popular culture and creativity through the use of music, fashion, poetry, visual arts and dance.

For more information, contact Jack Bennett