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ASU African Students to Host Program

February 24, 2012

Angelo State University’s African Student Association (ASA) will host a Circle of Life event titled “Back to My Roots” to celebrate African culture on Wednesday, Feb. 29, in the Houston Harte University Center, 1910 Rosemont Drive.

Doors will open and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. in the University Center’s C.J. Davidson Conference Center with the program following at 7:30 p.m.  The event is open free to the public. 

The focus of the program will be to educate people about African cultures, traditions, cuisines, history and celebrations.  Special guests will be the African acrobatic troupe The Black Angels, speaker Jackie Karnley and singer Kenneth Green Jr. 

The program will also feature traditional African dances, including Ethiopian, Congolese and Nigerian, as well as poetry reading and gospel music.  ASA members will conduct a fashion show modeling African attire, and comedic skits will be presented between events. 

Co-hosts for the program will be Flor Madero, ASU associate director for diversity initiatives, and Fredd Adams, San Angelo city councilman and pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church. 

For more information, call the ASU Multicultural Center at 325-942-2729, or e-mail Stephanie Ugo at sugo@angelo.edu or Raoul Kabona at rkabona@angelo.edu.

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