'Listen in' on conversations with Lincoln, King and others significant to African-American history

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"Listening In" on their chat with each other!

The Malone University Office of Multicultural Services will host events in recognition of Black History Month,. The programs will take place on the campus located at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton. All programs are open to the public.

• Thursday, Feb. 21, 7 p.m. in the Johnson Center chapel - the university welcomes the Rainbow Repertory to campus with the dramatic presentation "Listening In: African American History, 1809-2010." Tickets are $8 for adults and $7 for senior citizens and students. Group rates also are available. This event is in conjunction with Coming Together Stark County. For more information or to make reservations, call 330-454-5880 or contact Brenda Stevens, director of multicultural services at 330-471-8328. Malone Student admission is free with ID.

Cast members will include the following: Janey Davis as Susan B. Anthony, Greg Benedetto as Abraham Lincoln, Bryan Buchanan as W.E.B Debois, Wilhilmenia Glenn as Dorothy Height, Willis Gordon as Malcom X, Rufus Malone as Martin Luther King Jr., and Kathy Mitchell as Mahalia Jackson.

•Tuesday, Feb, 26, 7 p.m. in the Stewart Room of the Randall Campus Center, the University will host a discussion titled "Race in America." with a special guest panel and discussion. The audience is encouraged to participate in this program, which is free and open to the public.

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