The University of Oregon presents- Voices:Black In Oregon


Thursday, February 16 | 6:00 – 10:00pm | Ford Alumni Center Ballroom

The University of Oregon’s annual capstone event for Black Heritage month will take place on February 16, 2017 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm in the Ford Alumni Center’s Giustina Ballroom. This year’s theme is Voices: Black in Oregon and will highlight untold stories of the black community  at the University of Oregon and throughout Oregon’s history in general. This event will provide opportunities of unity that will be both educational and celebratory for students, faculty and staff. The UO has enlisted the help of the Oregon Black Pioneers organization to provide historical information about the Black experience in Oregon. There will be a screening of documentary footage on Black activism at the UO, among other visuals of the history of Blacks at UO.  There will also be a showcase various genres of music, dance and spoken word that highlight our rich heritage and also elements that illustrate cultural intersections.  You are invited to join in an evening that will include food, history, performances and celebration.