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African American Heritage Festival Word on the Street: Transcending Boundaries

Date: Monday, February 24, 2020, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Location: Great Hall Meeting Room

Cost: Free

Admission: Free

Word On The Street: Transcending Boundaries will be an interactive roundtable talk focusing on issues within the Black community. 

The event will highlight issues such as colorism, texturism, and Pan-Africanism. Through this event, the community will be provided with an open atmosphere to engage in dialogue and hear the truths from multiple perspectives.

Word On The Street is the epitome of empowering the community to collectively transcend.

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. To ask questions about accessibility or request accommodations, please contact Angie Wellman. Reaching out at least two weeks' advance notice will help us to provide seamless access.

This event also counts for 1 DICE Credit toward your DICE Certificate. More information about DICE and how to earn credits can be found here:



If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact JuQuay Collyear at or . Requests made one week in advance of the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

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JuQuay Collyear
Student Life Multicultural Center