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‘The Great Debate’ fosters campus dialogue and collaboration

Adrian Jimenez Morales, Campus Reporter January 31, 2024

The Association of Black Students (ABS) hosted “The Great Debate,” one of the first open forums to discuss current events and fun topics as their first event for African American Celebration Month. On...

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CMI hosts African American Celebration Month opening ceremony

Gracie Murray, Campus Reporter January 24, 2024

An opening ceremony for African American Celebration Month (AACM) was held on Tuesday, Jan. 16, hosted by the OU Center for Multicultural Initiatives (CMI). During this ceremony, the CMI pays tribute...

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Continuing Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy on day of service

Adrian Jimenez Morales, Campus Reporter January 24, 2024

Continuing Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of community advocacy, Oakland University’s Office of Student (OSI) Involvement kicked off African American Celebration Month (AACM) with MLK Day of Service.  An...

African American Celebration Month commenced with an opening reception in the Oakland Center Habitat on Jan. 17.

African American Celebration Month in effect until Feb. 16

Payton Bucki, Content Editor January 25, 2023

From Jan. 16 through Feb. 16, Oakland University will be paying tribute to African American heritage and culture through a variety of festivities. Various service events, panel discussions and presentations...

The 30th Annual Keeper of the Dream Scholarship Awards Celebration with keynote speaker Anthony Anderson kicked off African American Celebration Month.

CMI hosts African American Celebration Month events

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor February 3, 2022

In observance of African American Celebration Month (AACM), the Center for Multicultural Initiatives (CMI) has teamed up with other organizations at Oakland University to host events from Jan. 17 to Feb....

The Center for Multicultural Initiatives(CMI) hosted its annual event, Taste of Africa, at the banquet rooms on Friday, Feb.12 at the Oakland Center. 

African American Celebration Month in full swing with a Taste of Africa

Amy Swanson February 14, 2016

The Center for Multicultural Initiatives(CMI) hosted its annual event, Taste of Africa, at the banquet rooms on Friday, Feb.12 at the Oakland Center. 

Department of History and the Deans Office of the College of Arts and Sciences sponsored The 1960s Civil Rights Movement lecture event on Monday, Feb. 1, hosting civil rights activist Diane Nash. 

A passion for racial equality

Alexus Bomar January 31, 2016

African American Celebration Month (AACM) continued on Feb. 1 with a lecture “The 1960s Civil Rights Movement,” presented by civil rights activist Diane Nash.  Nash shared her experiences as a prominent...

Celebrating the Historical, Cultural Contributions of African Americans

Alexus Bomar January 18, 2016

The Center for Multicultural Initiatives (CMI) started African American Celebration Month (AACM) on Jan. 18 with its opening ceremony, which paid tribute to African American heritage and culture.After...

OU Students continue to honor Dr. King’s Vision

OU Students continue to honor Dr. King’s Vision

Alexus Bomar January 18, 2016

Oakland University hosted it's 24th annual Keeper of the Dream Award celebrations in the Oakland Center on Martin Luther King day. 

Keeper of the Dream preview

Alexus Bomar, staff reporter January 10, 2016

Keeper of the Dream PreviewBy Alexus Bomar In its 24th year, OU’s Keeper of the Dream Celebration continues to honor student leaders who display Dr. King’s vision here on campus. According to the...

A view from experienced eyes

By Kevin Teller February 10, 2015

The silver screen gives a glimpse of various events throughout the history of the African American struggle and the civil rights movement, but John Hardy actually lived them.Hardy shared his experiences...

Celebrating the smooth sounds of Motown

By Kevin Teller February 9, 2015

On Feb. 4, students learned how the sounds of Motown have shaped musical culture throughout the world. Senior curator of the Detroit Historical Society, Joel Stone, delivered a speech on the history of...

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