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Black History Month Gala and African American Image Awards


TheBlack Cultural Programmning Committee (BCPC),Diva Opals and The Kappa Chi chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated cordially invite you to Faces ofCulture, Facets of Excellence.

CPC will host a Black History Month Gala in collaboration with Diva Opals' and The Kappa Chi chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated's8th Annual African-American Image Awardsat University Center Ballroom on Friday, February 28, 2014 at 7:00PM with an opening reception at 6:30 PM.

As Black History Month comes to a close, BCPC, Diva Opals, and The Kappa Chi chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated seeks to acknowledge the accomplishments and achievements of students of color.The theme of this year's Gala and Image Awards is Faces of Culture, Facets of Excellence. The Black History Month Gala will feature a keynote address by Diane Nash, one of the pioneers of the Civil Rights Movement.

Diane Nash helped form the Nashville Student Movement, which aimed to desegregate the city's lunch counters, and coordinated the Freedom Ride from Birmingham, Alabama, to Jackson, Mississippi. Most recently, her work was featured in the PBS American Experience film Freedom Riders.

This event is free for students, faculty, staff, and the general public. Voting for the8th Annual African-American Image Awardsis open and can be accessed at these two links:

https://obsurvey.com/S2.aspx?id=29abe952-db69-4c69-9888-5d28d5a661bd

https://obsurvey.com/S2.aspx?id=69e7c168-04be-49fe-9a15-990f1c3b105d

The attire for this event is semi-formal. For more information or disability accommodations, contact Multicultural Student Life at 865-974-6861 or visit our website at http://web.utk.edu/~bcpc.

Friday, 28 February, 2014


Contact:

Mariah M. Moore


Cost:

Free

University Center Ballroom

1502 West Cumberland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37996

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