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Spike Lee speaks at the Black History Opening Ceremony on in the Staller Center on February 5. PHOTO CREDIT: JOHN GRIFFIN/STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Spike Lee delivers an authentic and timely lecture at opening of Black History Month

Maya Brown February 9, 2020
On Wednesday, Feb. 5, acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee joined a packed room of students, faculty and staff as part of the Presidential Lecture Series at the Staller Center. Lee owned his own narrative, was as authentic as can be and said what he wanted to say with no filter.
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Stony Brook commemorates the end of Black History Month

Stony Brook commemorates the end of Black History Month

Jess Stoneburner February 25, 2016
The Black History Month closing ceremony was held in the Student Activities Center Wednesday night, honoring NFL player Will Tye were and keynote speaker Yusef Salaam.
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SBU honors activist writers at Black History Month opening ceremony

SBU honors activist writers at Black History Month opening ceremony

Christopher Cameron January 28, 2016
Amiri Baraka was the writer most highlighted by the guest speakers during the ceremony, having formerly been professor emeritus of Africana Studies of Stony Brook University.
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