Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Black History Month exhibit in the Library

Thanks to special guest blogger Karen Preslock for the following, and for setting up such an informative display!

Come on down to the Public Service area, just to the right as you enter. There is a section in the library on main campus devoted to Black History Month!

... My how time flies!...in more ways than one. It seems like yesterday that I would be in Harlem for a show with my dad, or like in '77 when Ali defeated Evangelista to retain the title in Landover, Maryland AND Ethel Waters died in California. That same year enrollment rose at Black Colleges and Universities: Howard Univ.(DC) had 9,752 Texas Southern Univ. (Houston) had 9,552 Southern Univ. (Baton Rouge) 9,002 Jackson State Univ. (Mississippi) 7,844 Norfolk State College (VA) 7,263 Morgan State College (Baltimore) 6,424....read more on pg. 326 in the book on display: "Chronology of African American History".

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