Black History Month poetry slam is Feb. 24

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Black History Month poetry slam is Feb. 24

UNL's observance of Black History Month continues with a "Proclaim Your Legacy: Poetry Slam," 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center's Unity Room.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will include Too Black, a guest spoken word artist, delivering poetry on race, class and society.

Black History Month events at UNL are organized by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services. Other Black History Month events include:

* Feb. 17: Presentation by Alica Garza, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, 7 p.m., Nebraska Union (room posted). Tickets required for entrance. Post talk discussion to follow in the Gaughan Multicultural Center's OASIS student lounge. Presented by University Housing.

* Feb. 29: "Strategies for Success: African American Husker Alumni Share their Experiences," 7 to 8:30 p.m., West Memorial Stadium, North Club, fourth floor. Presented by Nebraska Athletics and the Gaughan Multicultural Center.

* Feb. 29: Screening of the film "A Time Remembered" and question and answer session with filmmaker Victoria White, 5:30 p.m., Sheldon Museum of Art, Abbott Auditorium.

For more information on Black History Month events at UNL, visit

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