North Adams: MCLA events celebrate Black History Month

Monday February 18, 2013

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts continues its celebration of Black History Month with a variety of events.

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, Roberta T. McCulloch-Dews, MCLA’s Web communications manager; Christopher Himes, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program manager, and Ojae Michal Beale of MCLA’s Women’s Center will offer a post graduate workshop presentation, "What am I going to do?" The presentation will take place in Murdock Hall room 218 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

On Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 20 and 21, MCLA students will host a Multicultural Overnight for juniors and seniors from Springfield, Lawrence and Worcester high schools.

On Friday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 23, at 5 p.m., MCLA’s Allegrettos will present a gospel concert, "Back to Basics," in the MCLA Church Street Center Eleanor Furst Roberts Auditorium, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

During Saturday’s concert, the Allegrettos will be joined by the Williams College Gospel Choir.

On Thursday, Feb. 28, the Rev. Irene Monroe will speak on "Debunking the Notion of a Hierarchy of Oppressions," in Murdock Hall room 218, from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

Information: or contact Thomas Alexander at (413) 662-5440 or


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