Mason students celebrate Black African Heritage Month

Black African Heritage Month 2018: Combating the Myth of the Monolith

African-Americans are a virtual potpourri of different shades of color, eclectic interests and varying personal experiences.

That’s the core message George Mason University’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education (ODIME) wants to spread as activities for February’s Black African Heritage Month get underway.

“Black stories or African heritage stories are different across the globe,” said Brandi J. Blake, the assistant director of ODIME. “Our people are a rich people who have gifts and talents and unique abilities that go far beyond that monolith. So the narrative is different with each individual.”

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