Cultural Event: OMSS Black History Month Movie

As part of Black History Month, OMSS will be presenting the film “The Great Debaters” and host a discussion on Wednesday, February 1st from 6:00pm to 8:30pm in the University Center 202A. “The Great Debaters” is a drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school’s first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. The film stars Denzel Washinton and Forrest Whitaker.

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