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February is Black History Month

2/1/2007 —

Performances by award-winning slam poet, E-Baby, and inspirational speaker, LeCount Holmes, Jr. as Frederick Douglas, will highlight Black History Month at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.

E-Baby will bring his unique blend of rap and poetry to the campus on Tuesday, Feb 6, from noon-1 p.m. in the Student Commons Lounge. Known as poetry's "Competition King," E-Baby is well-known on college campuses for his funny, realistic, and emotional poetry. He has won a number of honors including the 2002 Poetology Contest.

On Monday, Feb 26 LeCount Holmes, Jr. will present a realistic portrayal of historical figure, Frederick Douglass, statesman, orator, and leader in the abolitionist movement, from noon-1 p.m., Hayfield House, room 105. Holmes is a motivational/inspirational speaker/trainer and owner of a consulting firm, I Believe in Me/I Believe in You, which provides professional consulting services and presentations to corporations and educational institutions.

Black History Month events are sponsored by the Campus Environment Team and/or the Student Activity Fee. For more information about these events, contact Jackie at 570-675-9284 or JackieWP@psu.edu.

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