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College of Mount Saint Vincent Presents Lecture on the History of Rap Feb. 27, 2013


Riverdale, N.Y. – Michael Partis, chief researcher and policy director for Young Movement, Inc., and a graduate researcher for the Bronx African American History Project, will speak  on the history of rap in the Bronx and beyond in Alumni Pavilion at 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 on the College of Mount Saint Vincent’s Riverdale campus.

The lecture is co-sponsored by the Fine Arts Department, the History Department, the Honors Program, and Student Activities, and is free and open to the public.

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About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college. It combines a strong core curriculum with a full array of majors in the liberal arts and selected professional fields of study, including accounting, business administration, education, and nursing. Through its School of Professional and Continuing Studies, the College extends its primary undergraduate mission by offering high quality graduate studies in business, education and nursing and an array of undergraduate and certificate programs serving non-traditional students. Mount Saint Vincent is located on a pastoral campus in New York City, with easy access to all the educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities that the City affords.