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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

UACCM Recognizes Black History Month with Events

The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton, in celebration of Black History Month, presents two free events that are open to both students and the community.  The following events are brought to you by the UACCM Diversity & Inclusion Committee and in partnership with the Arkansas Arts Council.
Dunbar Traveling Exhibit, on loan from the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, will be on UACCM’s campus February 1 – 12 and is open 10:00 am – 4:00 pm in the Student Union of the Kirk Building.  Known as the finest high school for negro boys and girls, Dunbar High School was built in Little Rock in 1929.  The Dunbar Traveling Exhibit was created to honor Dunbar High School’s legacy as a symbol of opportunity, achievement, and pride in the African-American community.

Foreign Tongues Poetry Troupe will be performing poetry on February 18 at 6:00 pm in the Fine Arts Auditorium.  Linked together by the common thread of love for poetry, this group has over 50 years of combined spoken word/poetry slam experience.  Foreign Tongues Poetry Troup share their gifts in order to inspire, entertain, unlock your imagination, and bring cultural awareness.


For questions about these events please contact Mary Newsome at 501.977.2044 or visit www.uaccm.edu.

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