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Black History Month: JHU’s Black Student Union honors Audrey McCallum in song

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Did you know? Each year, Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University stages nearly 100 major concerts and performances, ranging from classical to contemporary to jazz, such a testament to the vision of George Peabody.

What: You’re invited to experience JHU’s Black Student Union Annual Soulful Expressions Benefit Concert whereas; the Johns Hopkins Heritage Award will be awarded to Audrey McCallum. McCallum was the first African American student to study at the JHU Peabody Preparatory School.

Did you know? The Johns Hopkins University (BSU) was established in April of 1968, just after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the riots which followed in Baltimore City.

There is more, the JHU Black Student Union club promotes lectures and social events, participates in community service happenings such as tutoring disadvantaged children, works to uphold unity among African Americans, and works to advance the inclusive climate for African American students at Johns Hopkins University.

Who: Open to general public for $5 at the door.

When: Sunday, February 23, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall at Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University ~
1 East Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD 21202

FYI: Go enjoy a fabulous cultural concert not to mention the Peabody's Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall which was built in neoclassical elegance and is one of the oldest recital halls in America.

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