|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
||February 5, 2004
|| Jan Wilson, Program Coordinator in Student Activities,
(361) 825-5778; Melissa Goonan, Public Affairs, (361) 825-2337
Texas A&M University-Corpus
Christi Celebrates Black History
Campus organizations plan variety of events for month-long observation
A&M University-Corpus Christi is observing Black History Month
throughout February with a variety of exciting and educational events. The
celebration kicked off last week with “Juke Joint,” a meet
and greet dance sponsored by the African-American Cultural Society (AACS)
and the Islander Cultural Alliance.
“Rock AIDS! AIDS Education for Everyone” will be held on Monday,
Feb. 9 at 7 pm in the University Center Ballroom. Guest speaker R. Derrick
Thomas will discuss AIDS prevention and education in an entertaining
On Thursday, Feb. 12 at noon, Wes tOso High School principal Dr. Denise
Hutchinson will give the celebration’s keynote address in the University
Center Bayview Room.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will present “Delta Tapestry,” a
showcase featuring artistic performances, song, dance, and a fashion
show on Saturday, Feb. 14 at6 p.m.
On Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 7 pm “social warrior” Preacher Moss
will discuss the ongoing struggle to simply be human when he brings his “The
End of Racism Comedy Tour” to the University Center Ballroom.
The final event for Black History Month will be “Movie and Soul
Food Night,” on Monday, Feb 23 at 7 pm in the University Center
Ballroom. The movie “Radio” will be shown and a traditional
soul food dinner will be served.