Black History Month 2015 : 14th Annual Soul Food Dinner
Thursday, February 26, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Located in The Eisenhower Center Campus Cafe
1760 University Drive
Mansfield, OH 44906
The Ohio State University at Mansfield, North Central State College, and the Diversity & Social Justice Council: NC State plan to honor Black History Month through presentations from noted university professors, workshops, and culminate with the 14th Annual Soul Food Dinner.
All events open to the public.
The fifth event of the "Story of Us" series is titled
THE 14TH ANNUAL SOUL FOOD DINNER CELEBRATION
The "Soul Food" tradition can be traced back to Southern plantations and slavery. Our Soul Food Dinner celebrates that tradition of culinary creativity that is presented in what's known as "good ol' down home cooking!" Pastor Walter Jordan, Senior Pastor of Oasis of Love Church, will share how the label "soul food" came about and how this tradition really is part of our shared American legacy.
North Central State's Cheryl Carter will engage us with her moving readings of famous Black literature; and local vocalist, Kristin Scott, will thrill us with her musical talent to complete an evening of good company, good food, and great entertainment!
Ticket prices: $5 for students of Ohio State Mansfield and NC State College
$10 for the general public
(Tickets must be purchased no later than Noon on Wednesday, February 18th)
(NO Tickets will be sold at the door.)
Want to experience more of the series?
Check out the dates below in our Calendar of Events for more information about each one!
Tuesday, January 27 - "Are Race Differences Real or Are We More Alike Than We Think?"
Tuesday, February 3 - Conversations in Implicit Bias
Thursday, February 12 - "A Call to Action" : Campus Town Hall Meeting (Race Still Matters: Part 1)
Thursday, February 12 - "A Call to Action" : Community Town Hall Meeting (Race Still Matters: Part 2)
Thursday, February 26 - 14th Annual Soul Food Dinner Celebration
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