Sharing African-Americans Talents | lionsroarnews

Students performed at “Young, Black and Gifted” to show off their talents. Don Lawrence/The Lion’s Roar

“Young, Black and Gifted” was introduced to the university to give African-American students a chance to showcase their talents.

“Young, Black and Gifted” was held on Feb. 20, 2018 in the Science and Technology Building at 5:30 p.m. There were performances to show the importance of black history and what it means to be black.

“Life is the roller coaster, and diversity is the seat,” said senior marketing major Richard Pugh. “Correct me if I am wrong, but anyone that gets scared will scream at the top of their lungs. As blacks, we have to learn to do the same. We must learn to speak up when we are in the act of being belittled or feel uncomfortable with the conditions…

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