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January 26, 2011  |  News Release #14869  |  Contact: Joe Mosbrook, 216.523.7279,

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CSU Celebrates Black History Month with Free Events
Unjustified Pressure
"Unjustified Pressure," a lithograph by noted artist Jerome T. White, is part of his art exhibit, "Unveiled Journey" on display through Feb. 25 at CSU as part of the University's Black History Month Celebration.

All events are FREE and open to the public and take place on the CSU campus

Who: Sponsored by CSU's Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs in collaboration with The Office of the Mayor of the City of Cleveland

Art Exhibit Gallery Talk & Reception

Unveiled Journey - the art of Jerome T. White
Thursday, February 3, 5:30 6:30 p.m.
Howard A. Mims African American Cultural Center
Main Classroom 137 (1899 East 22nd St.)
Exhibit Open through February 25

Film Presentation and Discussion

Soul Mate
Tuesday, February 22, 5:30 p.m.
Main Classroom 134

For those still waiting to exhale, Soul Mate is a gripping cinematic journey into the realities facing today's successful, saved, and single African American women. This deeply personal portrait reveals the trials and triumphs of unforgettable women while offering hope and practical advice on such issues as loneliness, the desire for sexual intimacy, men on the "down low," the ticking biological clock and the uncertainty of the future. This film offers uplifting revelations about the quest for your true "soul mate."

Facilitated by Dr. Paula Mickens-English, Psychologist and Lecturer, CSU Counseling Center and Department of Psychology

Film Presentation and Discussion

Coming to America (1988)
Wednesday, February 23, 5:30 p.m.
Main Classroom 134

An African prince goes to Queens, New York City to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will. Facilitated by the African Student Association and Black Student Union.

Film Presentation and Discussion

Beyond the Steps (2006)
Thursday, February 24, 5:30 p.m.
Main Classroom 134

A documentary about the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of America's oldest modern dance companies and most beloved cultural institutions. The film follows the creation of the ballet "Love Stories," a collaborative work by Judith Jamison, Robert Battle and Rennie Harris, and tells the story of what it means to be a dancer in this internationally acclaimed company. "Beyond the Steps" aired on the PBS series Great Performances in June 2006. Facilitated by Cassandra Wheeler, Cleveland Playhouse Square Foundation

For more information: Roberto E. Chavez, 216.687.9283 or

About Cleveland State University

Founded in 1964, Cleveland State University is a public research institution that provides a dynamic setting for engaged learning. With an enrollment of more than 17,000 students, eight colleges and approximately 200 academic programs, CSU was again chosen for 2011 as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.

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