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    The following University of the Pacific faculty and staff are available to comment on topics connected to Black History Month, from diversity in higher education to the role of the arts in social justice more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/February-2014/Black-History-Month-media-sources.html

    With Our Words, Inc. (WOW) is hosting a book drive during Pacific's Black History Month Celebration. Donated books can be dropped off at the Common lecture and concert or at Gospelfest  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/January-2014/WOW-Hip-Hop-You-Dont-Stop-Reading-Book-Drive.html
    Common Keynotes Pacific’s Black History Month on Feb. 8

    Award-winning musicians Common and Tye Tribbett and nationally recognized poet Claudia Rankine will be featured as University of the Pacific marks Black History Month throughout February more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/January-2014/Common-headlines-Pacifics-Black-History-Month.html
    Research, Race and Poetry Readings: One Student’s Diverse Path at Pacific

    From creating an undergraduate research conference to opening for a renowned African-American poet, Danielle Procope ’14 has learned that students “can pretty much make anything happen” at Pacific. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/February-2013/Research-Race-and-Poetry-Readings-One-Student’s-Diverse-Path-at-Pacific.html

    Nathaniel Mackey, an award-winning poet and Duke University professor, will present a poetry reading this Thursday.  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/February-2013/Award-winning-Poet-Performs-Reading-Feb-28.html
    Two Major Artists Booked for Gospel Fest 2013

    Grammy-nominated artist Anita Wilson, along with J.J. Hairston and Youthful Praise will headline Gospelfest 2013: Reach Out and Praise more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/December-2012/Two-Major-Artists-Booked-for-Gospel-Fest-2013.html
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Speak at Pacific

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the National Basketball Association's (NBA) all-time leading scorer, a best-selling author and historian, will speak at University of the Pacific  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/December-2012/Kareem-Abdul-Jabbar-to-Speak-at-Pacifics-Black-History-Month.html
    Grammy Award-Winning Anthony Hamilton to Lecture, Perform for Black History Month

    Grammy Award -winning singer Anthony Hamilton, who also serves as the national spokesman for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), is the keynote speaker for the 2013 Black History Celebration at University of the Pacific more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/November-2012/Anthony-Hamilton-to-Headline-Black-History-Month.html
    Celebrating Black History Month

    Throughout the years, Pacific's Black History Month celebrations have featured some of the most prominent names in Hollywood, journalism, academia and the music industry, including scholar Dr. Cornell West, director Spike Lee, rapper Chuck D and cartoonist Aaron McGruder. Yet, the focus of the celebration remains on honoring those of African ancestry who have made indelible contributions to society more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/February-2012/Black-History-Month-Feature.html