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Dr. DeGruy, a renowned researcher, educator, and author, will present on her work Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome. James Harris, President of the NJ Association of Black Educators, will receive the EOF Advocate of the Year Award.
Basketball’s Leading Scorer Establishes Scholarship at Bloomfield College
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Bloomfield College Student Cast to Perform "This Is! We Are!"
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Westminster Arts Center at Bloomfield College Celebrates Black History with ‘For Colored Girls’

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By Alicia Cook

for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf​ by Ntozake Shange will be produced by Bloomfield’s own 4th Wall Theatre, Inc.

A staged reading and "choreopoem," the show will weave together 20 separate poems with music, movement, and narrative. The poems tell the stories of love, empowerment, struggle, and loss in a lucid illustration of sisterhood of African-American women.

The show is part of the 4th Wall Theatre’s tribute to Black History Month and will run two nights at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 16 and Friday, February 17, at the Westminster Arts Center. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit their website, or call 973-996-8484.

4th Wall Theatre has spent 10 of its 20 years at the Westminster Arts Center at Bloomfield College. Bloomfield College students receive highly discounted tickets to 4th Wall Theatre productions, at just $4.00.

Approximately 125 students from the College’s Humanities Division are expected to attend the production, according to Dr. Laura Hill, Associate Professor at the College.