University to host events for Black History Month

The Theatre School's production of
The Theatre School's production of "Native Son," based on the novel by Richard Wright, is directed by DePaul graduate student Mikael Burke, and explores the systemic racism and poverty that oppressed Bigger Thomas from birth. (DePaul University/Jamie Moncrief)
This February, DePaul will host a number of events in honor of Black History Month. All members of the university community are invited to attend.

Panel discussion of "Native Son"
Thursday, Feb. 8
2:30 - 4 p.m.
The Theatre School, Fullerton lobby

Screening of "Richard Wright: Black Boy"
Monday, Feb. 12
5 - 8 p.m.
The Theatre School, room 546

Screening of "Richard Wright: Native Son"
Tuesday, Feb. 13
5 - 7 p.m.
The Theatre School, room 546

African Houses of God: Community Centers and Mosques in the United States Today
Wednesday, Feb. 14
5 p.m.
Arts & Letters Hall, room 304

Screening of "I Am Not Your Negro"
Wednesday, Feb. 21
5 - 7 p.m.
Richardson Library, room JTR 115

Frederick Douglass NOW
Thursday, Feb. 22
7 - 8:30 p.m.
The Theatre School, Fullerton stage
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More information is available on the Center for Black Diaspora and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity websites.