Butler University’s Efroymson Diversity Center celebrates Black History Month with a number of events, including a speech by former Andrew Young, former United States ambassador to the United Nations.

The events are listed below. For more information, contact the center at (317) 940-6570.

Feb. 14 Reflections Film Series and Dialogue Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Movement -1954-1985. (1986), Episodes 1 and 2. Continuous screening from 12 noon – 4 p.m. in the Efroymson Diversity Center, Atherton Union, Room 004.

Feb. 14 Efroymson Diversity Center Open House. The Open House will begin at 4 p.m., in the Efroymson Diversity Center, Atherton Union, Room 004.

Feb. 15 Reflections Film Series and Dialogue Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Movement -1954-1985. (1986), Episodes 3 and 4. Continuous screening from 12 noon – 4 p.m. in the Efroymson Diversity Center, Atherton Union, Room 004.

Feb. 15 The Celebration of Diversity Distinguished Lecture Series presents “A Continuing Legacy.” An address by Andrew Young, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, 1977-1979, Legendary Civil Rights Activist and Global Humanitarian. The lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Clowes Memorial Hall. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets can be obtained through the Clowes Hall Box Office or Ticketmaster. For ticket information, call (317) 940-6444.

Feb. 17 Reflections Film Series and Dialogue Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Movement -1954-1985. (1986), Episode 5 and 6. Continuous screening from 12 noon – 4 p.m. in the Efroymson Diversity Center, Atherton Union, Room 004.

Feb. 19 A Celebration of Indiana’s Heritage Series: Langston: My Cousin Exhibition, Langston Hughes Family Museum. The exhibition includes personal items and memorabilia from the past 150 years. Presented by Marjol Rush-Collet, curator of the Langston Hughes Family Museum and the cousin of Langston Hughes. The exhibition will begin at 6 p.m. at The Riviera Club, 5640 N. Illinois St. Cost: $20 per person, which includes an opening reception. RSVP by Feb. 12 and receive $5 off the admission price. To RSVP, call (317) 287-4530. Presented by Special Occasions Catering and The Riviera Club.

Feb. 21 Reflections Film Series and Dialogue Eyes on the Prize Part II: America’s Civil Rights Movement – 1954-1985. (1989) – Episode 1 and 2. Continuous screening from 12 noon – 4 p.m. in the Efroymson Diversity Center, Atherton Union, Room 004.

Feb. 21 22nd Annual National African-American Read-In Book DiscussionAn Easy Burden: The Civil Rights Movement and the Transformation of America, by Andrew Young. The discussion will begin at 6 p.m. in the Efroymson Diversity Center, Atherton Union, Room 004. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

Feb. 22 Reflections Film Series and Dialogue Eyes on the Prize Part II: America’s Civil Rights Movement – 1954-1985. (1989) – Episode 3 and 4. Continuous screening from 12 noon – 4 p.m. in the Efroymson Diversity Center, Atherton Union, Room 004.

Feb. 23 Reflections Film Series and Dialogue Eyes on the Prize Part II: America’s Civil Rights Movement – 1954-1985. (1989) – Episode 5 and 6. Continuous screening from 12 noon – 4 p.m. in the Efroymson Diversity Center, Atherton Union, Room 004.

Feb. 24 Reflections Film Series and Dialogue Eyes on the Prize Part II: America’s Civil Rights Movement – 1954-1985. (1989) – Episode 3 and 4. Continuous screening from 12 noon – 4 p.m. in the Efroymson Diversity Center, Atherton Union, Room 004.

Feb. 24 22nd Annual National African-American Read-In Book DiscussionDreams of My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, by Barack Obama. The discussion will begin at 5 p.m. in the Efroymson Diversity Center, Atherton Union, Room 004. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Butler University’s “Celebration of Diversity 2011” activities are sponsored by the Black Student Union, Student Government Association, R.E.A.C.H., Voices of Deliverance Gospel Choir, International Club, Division of Student Affairs, Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), Special Occasions Catering, The Riviera Club, Partners of the Americas, The Office of Internships and Career Services, Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Harris Bank, DJGENO.com, Meridian Media Productions, the Office of Diversity Programs and the Efroymson Diversity Center. The Celebration of Diversity Distinguished Lecture Series is a collaborative diversity initiative between Butler University and the Office of the Mayor, with generous support from the Eli Lilly & Company Foundation, Vectren Corporation, Anthem Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Citizens Energy, Indianapolis Power & Light Co., Old National Bank, the stations of Radio One, and The Columbia Club.

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