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B-CU Student Releases Novel Nationally


DJ Coleman

Former B-CU student DJ Coleman is heading back to campus this month for a very special event. On July 18, Coleman will be hosting a celebration of the national release of his book, “Behind His Mask.”

Beginning at 6 p.m. there will be a there will be a red carpet event, reading, signing and Q&A session.  The event will take place at the Center for Civic Engagement in the President’s Dining Hall.

“Behind His Mask” is based on a National Black Theatre Readers’ Series Selection, “I Shall Overcome,” written by Coleman. It is a story of healing, friendship and the power of love and forgiveness.

Coleman is also a recording artist and was once named “Central Floridian of the Month” by Central Florida News 13 television station for his outstanding work and contribution to the state of Florida. For more information on Coleman or his book, visit

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Founded in 1904 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) today sustains her legacy of faith, scholarship and service through its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its commitment to academic excellence and civic engagement.  B-CU offers 38 degrees on its main campus and online college. Located in Daytona Beach, B-CU is one of three private, historically black colleges in the state of Florida. The institution boasts a diverse and international faculty and student body of nearly 4,000.  For more information, visit

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