From Africa to Eternity: A Black History Month Celebration

The Kennesaw State University chapter of the NAACP is sponsoring "From Africa to Eternity…

Georgia (Feb 5, 2001) — From Africa to Eternity: A Black History Month Celebration

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Abstract

The Kennesaw State University chapter of the NAACP is sponsoring "From Africa to Eternity‚" an event which includes a mini−museum of African−American artifacts and a screening of the film "The Language You Cry In."



The event will be held Friday‚ Feb. 9‚ in the KSU James V. Carmichael Student Center‚ Rooms A−C. The film will be shown at 12:30 p.m. The mini−museum will be open from 12:30 p.m. − 5 p.m.



Guest speaker Denise White Fields‚ president of From Africa to Eternity‚ will present part of her collection of African−American artifacts including pieces from Africa‚ South Carolina and Coastal Georgia. The exhibit has been shown extensively throughout the United States.



The film‚ "The Language You Cry In‚" is about the Gulluh people of the South Carolina coast. Some of the people who are in the movie will be present at the screening. This event is free and open to the public.



A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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