The Story of Rosa Parks to be presented February 4

January 30, 2013

MANSFIELD, PA—To begin its celebration of Black History Month, Mansfield University will present “The Story of Rosa Parks: A Woman of Courage,” a 45-minute multimedia program by Key Arts Productions, on Monday, February 4, 7:15 p.m. in North Manser Dining Hall. The showing is free and open to the public.
February 4 marks the 100th birthday of Rosa Parks, the black woman known as “the first lady of civil rights,” and “the mother of the freedom movement.”
Through big screen video images, informative narrative, and rousing musical performances of gospel songs, Negro spirituals, and freedoms songs, this unique program chronicles the life and work of Parks and those who sacrificed for freedom and justice.
In conjunction with the event, attendees will have the option to eat in North Manser between 5-7 p.m. by entering at Upper Manser entrance door and requesting the dinner buffet. The charge is $6.50.
Those who do not want food or beverage should let cash register attendant know that they are attending the free show. MU students not on a meal plan can attend for free by showing their ID.
The event is sponsored by the Student Activities Office, Multi-Cultural Affairs Office and the Black Student Union (BSU). It is funded by Student Activity Fees.