College of Arts and Sciences

Black History Month Brown Bag Lunch Series

February 7, 2011

MACOMB, IL - - The Western Illinois University Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center (GBCC) will present a Black History Month Brown Bag Series. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunches to the events.

All programs will be held on Wednesdays from noon-1 p.m. in the Multicultural Center, Room 115.

The topics and presenters include:

Feb. 09: Buffalo Soldier Mutiny, video and discussion

Feb. 16: History of the Black Family, presented by Essie Rutledge, retired professor of sociology/anthropology

Feb. 23: Black American History: Pre-Slavery, video and discussion

For more information, contact Pernevlon Ellis, GBCC graduate assistant, at (309) 298-2220 or

Posted By: WIU, University Relations
Phone: (309) 298-1993 * Fax: (309) 298-1606