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Malone University Celebrates Black History Month

Malone University will celebrate Black History Month, 2011, with a series of special events, all free and open to the public. A full schedule follows:

  • Monday February 21, 7 p.m.: Reader’s Theatre, f eaturing: guest musical artists Bryan Paramore and “Flute Juice” -- presenting a history of jazz in the  Stewart Room of the Randall Campus Center. Join the more than one million readers from 49 states for a read-in, celebrating the literary works of African American authors. Bring your own literary works, or join in with the books provided.
  •   Friday February 25, 7 p.m. – Black Men United Presents: A Talent Showcase –– showcasing campus and area talent in the Stewart Room, Randall Campus Center. A first prize of a $100 gift card will be awarded to the winner.  Contact KC Carter to register at: 
  • Saturday February 26, 1 – 4 p.m.   Black Men United Presents: Black Male Caucus –Three area pastors will be guest presenters on the topics:
    • How Relationships affect Young Black Males, by Pastor Melford Elliot of Greater Bethel Baptist Church in Akron
    • The Justice System and its impact on Young Black Males, by Pastor Walter Ratcliffe of Good Shepherd Baptist Church in Cleveland
    • The Role Religion plays in the life of the Young Black Males, by Pastor George Dunwoody of New Life Ministries in Canton. 
      These events take place in the Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts -- Memorial Chapel.