Black History Month 2014

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InspireMany CEO

Casandra Roache

Former VP of BAC
Former Vice President  of Black Alumni Chapter

InspireMany’s CEO is a proud alumna of FIU, who has taken her experiences at FIU and beyond and created a brand built on empowering women to set and reach their goals. She just finished kicking off a phenomenal “News Years Resolution Retreat” and has more in store. She served as Vice President of the Black Alumni Chapter for three years and although her presence is missed on the executive board, she remains committed to the chapter. Stay in the loop with all these her company InspireMany has to offer.

Upcoming event: On Feburary 22nd, Coach Cass is hosting a Love Vision Workshop! If you want more love in your life, join her www.createyourlovevision.com

Ankara Miami 2014

Feb 22Africa Meets the Runway… Miami Style!

Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 7pm
Ankara Miami 2014: The 3rd Annual Ankara Fashion & Cultural Show” will feature another electrifying night of fresh patterns, eclectic designs, and bold attitudes in celebration of African culture, entertainment, & apparel. Ankara Miami is the FIRST & LARGEST major runway fashion production in Florida featuring established and emerging designers solely from the African Diaspora. Enjoy the latest trends in African fashion, a red carpet entrance, door prizes, vendors, live art, and more.One lucky guest will even win a trip for 2 to Africa!

Dance and Greet!

Alvin Ailey Performance & Reception

Feb 23Join South Florida alumni chapters such as Howard, Hampton, Spelman and Morehouse  for a spectacular night of dance and culture.

Click here to receive the promo code for discounted tickets for the show.  Enter promo code at the Adrienne Arscht website. Following the production,  Howard University’s South Florida chapter will host a black alumni reception. FIU Black Alumni members please register and bring your RSVP ticket to enter in the reception’s raffle!

Eventbrite - Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Performance & Post Reception

Where: The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
Time: 2pm

MLK Day 2014

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, African Americans achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the previous 350 years had produced. Dr. King is widely regarded as America’s pre-eminent advocate of nonviolence and one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history.

Drawing inspiration from both his Christian faith and the peaceful teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. King led a nonviolent movement in the late 1950’s and ‘60s to achieve legal equality for African-Americans in the United States. While others were advocating for freedom by “any means necessary,” including violence, Martin Luther King, Jr. used the power of words and acts of nonviolent resistance, such as protests, grassroots organizing, and civil disobedience to achieve seemingly-impossible goals. He went on to lead similar campaigns against poverty and international conflict, always maintaining fidelity to his principles that men and women everywhere, regardless of color or creed, are equal members of the human family.