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Afro-Latin experience theme of Black Cultural Center’s fall series

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Exploring the Afro-Latin experience is the theme for the Fall Cultural Arts Series at the Purdue University Black Cultural Center. “Rhythm of Hope, Power of Heritage: Exploring the Afro-Latin Experience” will feature a play, speakers, information fair, music and other performances as well as a research tour. “Approximately 11 million Africans […]

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$1.5 million grant to go to improving heart health of African-Americans in Indiana

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Reducing the incidence of heart disease in the high-risk African-American population in Indiana is the aim of a new $1.5 million grant at Purdue University. “Heart disease not only can lead to premature death but also affect the quality of life for many individuals,” said Mohan J. Dutta, professor of health […]

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Bill Cosby returns to Purdue’s Elliott Hall of Music, Sept 24

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Grammy-Award winning comedian Bill Cosby will perform in West Lafayette at Purdue University’s Elliott Hall of Music at 8:00p on September 24th, 2010. As one of America’s most beloved entertainers, Bill Cosby has charmed generations of fans with his hilarious stand-up routines, iconic albums, best-selling books and groundbreaking television programs. His […]

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Black Cultural Center to host symposium, Hip Hop related dance and theatre

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University Black Cultural Center is hosting a variety of events in April, including vocal and dance performances, a play and a symposium on Hip Hop Culture. The New Directional Players will present a performance exploring the link between Ntozake Shange’s play, “for colored girls who have considered suicide when […]

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African-Americans mark independence; celebrate Juneteenth

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — African-Americans across the country will participate in Juneteenth events this month, continuing a long history of celebrating emancipation and freedom. “The son of a white woman and African man has morphed into an African-American, mostly as a matter of skin color,” Bynum says. “But his candidacy still brings hopefulness to this […]

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 October 2020