WESTMINSTER — Perspectives on the history of the U.S. civil rights movement will be the topic of a lecture by Julian Bond, former Georgia state senator, 1968 Democratic vice presidential nominee, and a nationally recognized leader of the drive for equality for more than 20 years.
The event, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, is part of Western Maryland College's Black History Celebration 1991. It is free and open to the public.
Seating is limited in McDaniel Lounge, so attendees are advised to come early. Joslyn Martin, WMC Class of 1991 and president of the Black Student Union, will introduce Bond.
Bond's perspective on civil rights encompasses a variety of issues, including diversity, campus relations, ethnic and cultural history, and other questions still unresolved in 1991.
Other events scheduled for Black History Celebration 1991 include the following (all free and open to the public unlessotherwise indicated):
* BSU dance party, Friday, Feb. 1, 9 p.m., Decker College Center Forum.
* Worship service, Sunday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m., Baker Chapel.
* Film: "Cry Freedom," with discussion to follow, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 8:30 p.m., Decker College Center Pub.
* Sundays of Note: Eva Anderson's Baltimore Dance Theatre, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2 p.m., Alumni Hall ($5 admission; students 18 and under admitted free).
* Drama Fest, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m., Baker Memorial Chapel.
* Film: "Lean on Me," Friday, Feb. 15, 7 and 9 p.m., Decker Auditorium.
* DessertTheater: "All Four Fun," Wednesday, Feb. 20, 8 p.m., Englar Dining Porch, Decker College Center ($5 charge to the public).
* Gospel Jubilee, Saturday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m., Baker Memorial Chapel.
* BSU Open House, Thursday, Feb. 28, 8 p.m., McDaniel Clubroom.
WMC's Black History Celebration 1991 is sponsored by the College Activities Planning Board, the Office of College Activities, the Black Student Union, and theOffice of Religious Life.