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Southern Miss Gulf Park Kicks Off Black History Month Programming Feb. 7

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In celebration of Black History Month, the Division of Student Affairs at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus will host an array of programming during the month of February to honor African-American culture, beginning with a kick-off event Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Revolving around the theme, “I am more than just a label,” the schedule of events is as follows:

*Tuesday, Feb. 7, 12:15 p.m.
Kickoff to Black History Month
Fleming Education Center Rotunda

*Wednesday, Feb. 8, 5:30-7 p.m.
Movie Night, 13th by Ava DuVernay
Fleming Education Center Auditorium

*Thursday, Feb. 9
12:15 p.m.
Lunch and Learn: Celebrating the Essence of Black Women
Fleming Education Center Room 104

5:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion: “What Impact does the State Flag have on Mississippians?”
Hardy Hall Ballroom

*Thursday, Feb. 16, 12:15 p.m.
Lunch and Learn: Stereotype Threats and Standardized Tests
Fleming Education Center Room 104

*Tuesday, Feb. 21, 12:15 p.m.
Roots – A Theatrical Performance
Fleming Education Center Auditorium

*Wednesday, Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m.
Movie Night, The Help by Tate Taylor
Fleming Education Center Room 104

*Thursday, Feb. 23, 12:15 p.m.
Lunch and Learn: Black Reconstructions
Fleming Education Center Room 104

For more information about Black History Month programming at Southern Miss Gulf Park, contact the Division of Student Affairs at 228.865.4565. All events are free and open to the public.