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Throughout February, AACC will recognize the achievements of Black Americans through a variety of visual displays, initiatives and events.


Feb. 1-28

TRYBE-ALL Celebration

Tony Spencer, artist
The TRYBE-ALL exhib echoes a triumphant declaration of success, enduring life's storms, disappointments or just an unfortunate experience. The encounter requires a warrior to engage in a self-determined resistance until a conflict is won. the TRYBE is fictional, but its meaning is understood and celebrated universally.
Pascal Center for the Performing Arts


Feb. 11

Harlem Renaissance Play

Set in the 1920s, a meeting of the great African-American scholars, writers, artist, and musicians of the period who gather to entertain and enlighten one another through conversation, presentation and performance. Admission is free.
2-4 p.m. Pascal Center for the Performing Arts


Feb. 12

Mobile Museum

Exhibit titled '68 featuring over 150 original artifacts of memorabilia focused on the major events and personalities of the anniversary year of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination.  
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Student Union Dining Hall

LECTURE
Lecture given by museum founder Khalid El-Hakim. El-Hakim was named one of the 100 Men of Distinction by 2017 Black Enterprise.
11-11:50 a.m. Florestano Building Room 101


Feb. 12-23

Race Card Project

Students, staff and faculty are invited to share their observations and experiences about race on the AACC Race Card Wall. Wall displays can be found Careers Center, first floor, CALT, first floor and Humanities Building. 


Feb. 14

Microaggressions Webinar

A webinar followed by discussion focusing on common microaggressions that men of color face in community colleges. For information contact Leon Thomas, 410-777-2549, lthomas20@aacc.edu
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Florestano Building Room 101


Feb. 22

West African Dance Performance

African Dance Company Kan Kouran.
11 a.m. Student Union Dining Hall


Feb. 28

Black Male Initiative Summit

Join the Student Schievement and Success Program and the Black Male Initiative for the seventh annual Black Male Summit. This year's keynote will be Derek "Fonzworth Bentley" Watkins. For information contact Leon Thomas, 410-777-2549.
1:30-4 p.m. Center for Applied Learning and Technology Room 100

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Spotlight on New Books

Celebrate Black History Month with a good book!

From African-American folktales to the Obama presidency, this exhibit features a wide array of topics covered in recently published titles. All are available for checkout at the Truxal Library.

Download a list of titles.