February 2013, issue 66
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This issue of BLMC is brought to you all the way from the back row by Media Assistant Patrick Jewell. Tell your friends.
Black History Month Exhibit in the Salena Showcase Gallery
Check out the exciting sampling of the Library's Media Center collections on view this month in the Resnick Showcase Gallery. Our collections, which support all disciplines on campus, are particularly rich in titles that deal with the African American experience.
What better time
than Black History Month to explore our holdings for yourself, whether you’re
interested in history, civil rights, music, sports, urban life, Brooklyn,
art, dance, literature, or, of course, film (from Oscar Micheaux’s films of
the early 1900s, to Hollywood stars like Sidney Poitier and Dorothy
Dandridge, to the explosion of urban themes and black filmmakers in the
1970s, to the more recent flowering of African American directors like Spike
Lee and Charles Burnett and fine contemporary actors like Halle Berry, Morgan
Freeman, Denzel Washington, Jennifer Hudson, Jeffrey Wright, and Don
Check out these past issues of the BLMC that explore our collections in light of African American themes:
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