YPFP Events

A panel discussion to celebrate Black History Month

February 26, 2014 06:30 pm


The Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to Belgium
Rue Zinner 2
1000 Brussels

WHAT: A panel discussion to celebrate Black History Month

WHEN: Wednesday 26 February, 18:30 - 20:30

WHERE: The Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to Belgium, Rue Zinner 2, 1000 Brussels

WHO: YPFP members

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. Thank you for your interest.

Kindly hosted by the United States Embassy to Belgium and the United States Mission to the EU, YPFP Brussels invites you to a panel discussion to celebrateBlack History Month with:

  • David Goldfield, Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA
  • Maboula Soumahoro, Associate Professor, English Department, Université François-Rabelais, Tours, France, Founder of the French Black History Month Celebration

The event will be moderated by Michael Privot, Director, European Network Against Racism (ENAR)

Black History Month (BHM) celebrates the heritage and culture of African Americans and their contributions to U.S. society. The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) has chosen “Civil Rights in America” as the 2014 BHM theme to honor the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the struggles in the movement for equality that have fundamentally reshaped the U.S. as a nation.

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