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Some Black History Month activities

Robert Hill, professor of 20th-century Afro-American history at UCLA, is scheduled to speak tonight at 7 p.m. in Room H-110, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W. Hill is an activist for Caribbean and pan-African social movements, and has written on the Marcus Garvey movement and Rastafari. His talk, sponsored by the Concordia Graduate Students Association, is called "In the Spirit of Resistance: 30 Years of Black Struggles for Humancipation."

Marlene Jennings, MP for NDG-Lachine, will speak on "Black Women in Politics" on February 18 at 6 p.m. in Room 677 of the J.W. McConnell Building.

Crisis at Sir George, a documentary about the Sir George Williams University computer riot of 1969 made by alumna Renée Morel, will be aired on the History channel in the series Turning Points of History. Here are the times: Tuesday, March 2, at 2 and 10 p.m., Saturday, March 6, at 6 p.m., and Sunday, March 7, at 7 and 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Faith Nolan will sing blues, folk and jazz at Reggie's Pub, in the Henry F. Hall Building, on February 15, starting at 9 p.m. She will also lead a workshop on Civil Rights, Black Women and the Blues at 1 p.m. that day, in the Simone de Beauvoir Lounge, 2170 Bishop St.

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