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Celebrating a Rich Legacy

BU to explore black alumni legacy

| From Alumni Notes

Alumni gather for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres during Alumni Weekend 2010. The Celebration of Black Alumni will take place October 27–30, during Alumni Weekend. Photo by Patrick Singleton

From Martin Luther King, Jr. (GRS’55, Hon.’59) to student groups such as UMOJA to BU’s status as a beacon to African American students from the South in the 1950s, the history of our alma mater’s black community is a complex one worthy of celebration and discussion.

During Alumni Weekend 2011, the BUAA invites alumni to explore Boston University’s black alumni legacy. Events include a welcome reception and dinner, a demonstration of African cooking, classroom discussions of topics such as the business and culture of hip-hop music, and much more.

Learn more about the Celebration of Black Alumni here.

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