February 17 – February 21
Hot Wings Hot Topics: February 17 from 4 – 5:15 p.m., Student Center East Suite 300
Hot Wings Hot Topics is a bi-weekly discussion for faculty, staff and students to engage in hot topic conversation. Our aim is to leave your minds and bellies full! Sponsored by Black Student Achievement.
Exploring the Culture: Latin Americans with African Ancestry: February 18 from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m., Student Center East Court Salon
Join LASSO, Black Student Achievement, and the Multicultural Center for a cultural exploration of Latin Americans with African Ancestry. Stay until the end for our Taste of The Culture!
Spotlight CineFest Featured Movie: Queen & Slim: February 19-21 (1:00, 3:20, 5:40, 8:00 p.m.), CineFest
Slim and Queen’s first date takes an unexpected turn when a policeman pulls them over for a minor traffic violation. When the situation escalates, Slim takes the officer’s gun and shoots him in self-defense. Now labelled cop killers in the media, Slim and Queen feel that they have no choice but to go on the run and evade the law. When a video of the incident goes viral, the unwitting outlaws soon become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people all across the country.
Atlanta campus students & Perimeter students: Free; Faculty and staff: $3. General Admission: $5; Credit and debit cards are accepted.
Pop Talks: Misrepresentation of Me: The African Diaspora: February 19 from 12:15 – 1:30 p.m., Student Center East Suite 206
Have you ever felt that your identity has been attacked or misunderstood? Join us as we discuss the misconceptions and misrepresentations of the African Diaspora and how those misrepresentations effect this community. Sponsored by the Multicultural Center.
A Black History Luncheon in the Spirit of Sankofa: Looking Back to Move Forward – Reflections on Race at Georgia State: February 20 from 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., GSU College of Law Ceremonial Courtroom
Profiles in Leadership: Martin Luther King, Jr.: February 20 from 12 – 1 p.m., Student Center West Room 474
Each week, students will learn about the leadership style and philosophy of societal leaders from a variety of backgrounds. Through interactive conversations, students will consider how these ideas could be incorporated in their personal leadership philosophies.
Black Men’s Dialogue: February 20 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Student Center East Suite 300
This is a space to discuss topics and issues, create connections and explore community connected to the identity of a Black man. Those who identify as a Black man and allies are encouraged to attend, share your experiences and build a network of support. Free food and giveaways! Sponsored by Black Student Achievement and the Counseling and Testing Center.