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TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: THE STORY OF BLACK COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES - Screening and Discussion

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Feb 10 10:00AM - 12:15PM

TELL THEM WE ARE RISING explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity. This film reveals the rich history of HBCUs and the power of higher education to transform lives and advance civil rights and equality in the face of injustice. An intimate conversation follows the 90-minute film screening, with: Stanley Nelson, VSU President; Makola M. Abdullah, Ph.D.; Dr. Oliver Hill Jr.; and student leadership, Moderated by #HBCURising National Partner April R. Silver of AKILA WORKSONGS. For more information contact VSUs Office of Institutional Advancement at 804-524-5333 or lnoel@vsu.edu.

Doors open at 9:30 am. Click HERE for a map of the VSU campus. When you arrive at VSU, use the entrance on Mathews-Jefferson Drive and proceed to the second entrance into the first parking lot, on your left, across from the baseball field. (Lot #28 on the map). The L. Douglas Wilder Building is adjacent to this parking lot on the map.

Learn more about the film, its filmmakers and how you can contribute to the HBCU Digital Yearbook by visiting hbcurising.com.


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