An Ethnic Heritage Day celebration featuring African-American culture will be held Wednesday, Feb. 27 at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. The event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Pearson Museum (second floor), 801 N. Rutledge St., Springfield.
The program includes a presentation, “The March on Washington” by Dr. Wesley Robinson-McNeese, executive assistant to the dean for diversity, multicultural and minority affairs at SIU. There also will be samples of African-American foods and a display of artifacts.
Ethnic Heritage Day celebrations are held regularly at the medical school to share information about various ethnic cultures. The events are organized by SIU’s Diversity, Multicultural and Minority Affairs office.
For more information, contact Deborah Kassube at 217-545-7334 weekdays.