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Black History Month 2017

black history month

Celebrate Black History Month at AACC!
We have events to entertain, educate and inspire. The college not only celebrates black culture in the United States, but the contribution of blacks in the Americas, thus making them African Americans as well.

Feb. 8
         Elinore Thompson, local historian will speak about her Broadneck African American
         Heritage Project and local black history
         HUM Building, Room 112

Feb. 20
         Historical "Counter Protest" Re-Enactment
         HUM Building, Room 100
         HUM Building, Room 117

Feb. 22
         African American Mobile Museum
         Exhibit: Through race photos, albums, magazines, posters and other memorabilia,
         the 3M's exhibit celebrates the legacies of there of the most influential icons in
         American history; Michael Jackson to Motown to Martin Luther King Jr.
         10am - 6pm
         Student Union Building
         1pm - 2pm
         Lecture will be given by Museum Founder Khalid el-Hakim,
         HUM Building, Room 112

Ongoing throughout Black History Month
Truxal Library Black History Month Exhibit: Focus on Local History
        Visit the first floor of the library to see a selection of resources documenting black history
        in the Anne Arundel County, with a spotlight on the work of Broadneck historian,
        Ms. Elinor Thompson.
        First Floor Exhibit Case

African American Artworks Showcased

       African American artwork will be displayed in the Pasqual Art Gallery within the Pasqual
       Center for Performing Arts on the Arnold Campus.
       Monday - Thursday, 8:30am - 8:00pm and Friday's from 8:30am - 4:40pm.


Making Black History

Feb. 13-24
         The Race Card Project (www.theracecardproject.com)
         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 in the SUN
         Dining Hall, CRSC Building (1st floor), and CALT Building, (1st floor).

Feb. 16
         "Which Lives Matter"
          by Activist Monti Washington.
          An intense educational lecture exploring history, stereotypes and conditioning that
          separate and divide our community and nation.
          3pm - 5pm
          Pasqual Center for Performing Arts

Feb. 17
         The Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland & Delaware
         African American sacred music performance.
         HUM Building, Room 112

A Window into H.R.40: Commission to Study Reparations for African Americans
         2pm - 3:15pm
         HUM Building, Room 112

Feb. 23
Seventh Annual Black Male Summit
          RSVP: February 13, 2017
          2pm - 5pm
          CALT Building, Room 100

Feb. 23
Rosewood Film
          12:30pm - 1:45pm
          HUM Building, Room 112
          A dramatization of a 1923 lynch mob attack on an African American community.