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Celebrate Nelson Mandela: Free screening of ‘Amandla: A Revolution in Four Part Harmony’

February 10, 2014 @ 6:00 PM

Free

The Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) wants to celebrate what would have been 24 years since Nelson Mandela was released from prison by hosting a free screening of “Amandla: A Revolution in Four Part Harmony” Monday Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. in Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) 137 A&B. The documentary will feature interviews archival footage and filmed performances that highlight the role of music in the South African struggle against the injustices of Apartheid. This event is free and open to the public. Don’t miss “Mandela and the South African Transition: A Roundtable” Tuesday Feb. 11 in SURC 135 at 5:30 p.m. This roundtable discussion will include CWU English professor Bobby Cummings History professor Lacy Ferrell Religious Studies professor Geraldine O’ Mahoney Theatre director Jay Ball Anthropology professor Mark Auslander and Associate Dean of Student Life Keith Champagne. Often referred to as “the father of the nation” Mandela has received more than 250 honors in his lifetime including the Nobel Peace Prize and the US Presidential Medal of Freedom. In the aftermath of his death he is still praised for his greatness. Join the CWU community to celebrate his life and remember a man who has made history for decades. For more information contact CLCE at 509-963-1850 or clce@cwu.edu.

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Date:
February 10, 2014
Time:
6:00 PM
Cost:
Free
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