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Brooklyn Black History Month Celebration
|Description:||Join us at the Brooklyn Library for an evening of Art, Music and Literature in honor of Black History Month.|
An Evening of Art, Music and Literature
6 p.m. – Reception - Music by the Mansoor Sabree ’00 Jazz Ensemble
7 p.m. – Awards Ceremony
8 p.m. – Musical performance by the Marcus McLaurine ’09 Quartet featuring Dee Daniels, with brief introduction by mentor and jazz historian,Joe Washington.
Citizen Laureate Award
Benedict Fernandez ’87, internationally acclaimed photographer who spent a year documenting the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
* Distinguished Alumna
Laurel Masse ’05, founding member of Manhattan Transfer and prolific recording artist.
Emil Moxey Ph.D., longtime tenured professor of Community & Human Services and of Social Science at the college’s Metropolitan Center in Brooklyn.
Walter Dean Myers ’84, New York Times bestselling author of books for children and young adults.
* Ms. Massé will be honored at the Hudson Valley Center Commencement.
Seating is limited for this special event.
This celebration is sponsored by the Black Male Initiative Student Club, the Student Activity Fee Committee, the Metropolitan Center, and the Office of Alumni and Student Relations.
|Location:||10 Grand Army Plaza
New York, New York 11238
|Contact Name:||Kimberly Neher|
|Contact Phone:||518 587-2100 ext. 3013|
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