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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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Purdue, community join Obama’s service challenge for military, families

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue groups and members of faith-based organizations in Greater Lafayette have been selected to join President Obama’s Interfaith and Community Service Challenge to aid service members, veterans and their families. On Wednesday (Aug. 3), two members of this new Purdue Interfaith Engagement Coalition will attend the White House’s convening of such […]

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Black History Month keynote speech cancelled

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The Black History Month keynote speech, scheduled for 7 p.m. today (Feb. 21) at Purdue University’s Fowler Hall has been canceled. The flight of keynote speaker Ta-Nehisi Coates, senior editor of Atlantic magazine, was cancelled this morning due to a snowstorm in New York.

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Black Cultural Center announces spring Cultural Arts Series

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The spring Cultural Arts Series at Purdue University’s Black Cultural Center will include lectures, art exhibitions, a heritage tour, film, community dialogues and artistic performances. “We are confident that this spring’s slate of events features something for everyone in the community, and we encourage participation by all,” said center director Renee […]

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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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Purdue Galleries presents “Platforms” painting exhibit

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue Galleries begins the new year with exhibitions of large-scale paintings and equine images from the permanent collection. In the Stewart Center Gallery, Champaign, Illinois artist Patrick Earl Hammie presents a series of paintings that respond to the contemporary challenges facing minorities in the United States. “Patrick Earl Hammie: Platforms” will […]

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 October 2020