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Cougars dominate CUNYAC weekly awards as Mousa Sinera, Jacob Green earn distinctions

The City University of New York Athletic Conference announced its weekly awards for the period of Monday, January 30th through Sunday, February 5th, and the Medgar Evers College men’s basketball team was well-represented.

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Filmmakers Cynthia Gordy and Tayo Giwa

The Sun Rises in The East Screening

Dr. Brenda Greene will host a screening of The Sun Rises in the East  followed by a panel discussion featuring filmmakers Tayo Giwa and Cynthia Gordy.

The Sun Rises in The East Screening


This BE Us: We Live in Brooklyn, Baby!

This multimedia exhibition the work of Brooklyn-based street and studio photographers including Jamel Shabazz, Hollis King, Ralson Smith and Marcia Wilson, who is also the exhibit’s curator.

This Be Us: We Live in Brooklyn, Baby!

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The National Black Writers Conference Biennial Symposium

Diasporic Visions: A Celebration of Black Speculative Fiction
March 31, 2023 – April 1, 2023

The National Black Writers Conference

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Wed 15

Black Lives Matter: An Exhibit by Chris Cook

“Black Lives Matter” is an exhibit including 150 photographs by Chris Cook, a New York based freelance photographer, that were taken during the 2021 BLM protests. It is offered by the Valentine Museum of Art.

Guest Speaker: Chris Cook

Feb 15 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Thu 16

Center for Black Literature: In Conversation with Woodie King Jr.

The Center for Black Literature will present a panel on Black American film in discussion with preeminent director and filmmaker Woodie King Jr., founder of New Federal Theatre, David Greaves, publisher of Our Times Press and guests.

Guest Speaker(s):

Carolyn Butts, founder of Reel Sisters of the African Diaspora Film Festival; Moikgantsi Kgama, founder, ImageNation Cinema; Woodie King Jr.; and David Greaves, publisher of Our Time Press

Students and the public may view the Woodie King films at the Medgar Evers College library. Please see the library website for hours: https://www.mec.cuny.edu/library/

Feb 16 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed 22

Soul Food Festival: Come see, taste and learn how Soul Food has always been an important part of African American culture!

Soul Food has always been an important part of African American culture and carries added significance beyond nourishment in the lives of past and present generations of African- Americans. Join us for an afternoon of conversation, food, African drumming, dances, poetry, live music and more.

Register in advance for this event

Feb 22 at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Thu 23

The Divine 9: The Significance of Membership in Black Fraternities and Sororities, Then and Now! A Panel Discussion!

The Divine 9: The Significance of Membership in Black Fraternities and Sororities, Then and Now! A Panel Discussion! with representatives from the Divine Nine (Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., and Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.

Representatives will discuss the history of their organizations, their focuses, and the process for becoming a member. There will also be a question and answer session.

Guest Speaker: Representatives from the Divine Nine

Feb 23 at 11:30 am - 2:00 pm