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Spring 2016 Events

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Thursday, Jan. 14, Wheelwright Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Come join the University community in a celebration that commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of unity and inclusion.

Jazz and the Civil Rights Movement

Wednesday, Jan. 27, Lib Jackson Movie Theater, 6:30 p.m.

Talented and extraordinary flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq has performed both internationally and domestically for more than 30 years, come join as he takes the audience on a musical journey through Jazz influences on the Civil Rights Movement.

Pat Singleton-Young Scholarship: Gospel Sing Out

Sunday, Jan. 31, Wheelwright Auditorium, 4:30 p.m.

The Gospel Sing Out is a celebration of joyous, heartfelt music! This annual community favorite event features the harmony of Coastal Carolina University Inspirational Ambassadors and other choirs from the state. All proceeds will be donated to the Scholarship fund.

Tickets: $5 adults, $3 CCU/HTC Student, children 10 and under are free

50 Shades of Brown: An Exploration of Colorism

Wednesday, Feb. 10, Lib Jackson Movie Theater, 6 p.m.

Educator and student affairs professional Myra McPhee will explore the concept of skin color and how our lives are affected by our difference in skin color.

Film Screening and Discussion: “Selma”

Friday, Feb. 19, Lib Jackson Movie Theater, 6 p.m.

A chronicle of Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Al. in 1965. “Selma” tells the story of how the revered leader and visionary, along with other activists in the movement prompted change that altered history forever.

Film Screening and Discussion: “The Year We Thought About Love”

Thursday, March, 31, Lib Jackson Movie Theater, 6 p.m.

A documentary film which celebrates the powerful work of a Boston LGBTQ troupe, True Colors: OUT Youth Theater, as they write a play about love. With wit, grace and attitude, this diverse troupe transforms their personal struggles into a theatrical graduation about social change.

African- American Music through the Years

Friday, April 1, Wheelwright Auditorium 6 p.m.

Coastal students, faculty and staff come together to celebrate history and music of African- Americans through a musical timeline. Join us for what has become a campus favorite. 

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For more information contact

The Office of Multicultural Student Services at 843-349-2863 or find us at COASTAL.EDU/MULTICULTURAL