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Black History Month 2014

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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. 3-27 - Artworks by K.O. Gray, Laura Burge and Asha
9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery
Works by African American artists are featured in recognition of Black History Month. A reception with the artists is planned in conjunction with "The Rich Rocket Review" on Feb. 14.

Feb. 12 - Soul Food Lunch
noon, Cade Center for Fine Arts, Room 219
$5 AACC students,$7 Faculty/Staff
Tickets on sale in the Office of Student Engagement, Student Union, Room 202, 410-777-2218.
Learn about the history of soul food and enjoy a lunch filled with traditional soul food dishes. 

Feb. 21 - Gospel Fest
6-9: 30 p.m., Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts
Free and open to the public.

Feb. 25  - Lecture by Joy DeGruy, Ph.D  “Effects of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome”
6 p.m., Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts
Tickets are free and available in the Office of Student Engagement, Student Union, Room 202, 410-777-2218.
Joy DeGruy has researched and written about how effects of slavery continue to impact African Americans today; co-sponsored by the AACC Office of Student Engagement and the Psychology department.

Feb. 28 - Bus Trip to Black Wax Museum in Annapolis
9 a.m.
Students sign up in the Office of Student Engagement, Student Union, Room 202, 410-777-2218.

Feb. 28 -The Singing and Praying Bands of Tidewater Maryland and Delaware
noon, Cade Building, Room 107
Free and open to the public.
Presentation includes a brief talk by Reverend Jerry Colbert, a performance by band members and time for questions. Audience participation encouraged! 

Feb. 28 - “The Rich Rocket Review”
7 p.m., Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts
Tickets are $10 at the Pascal Center Box Office.
Presented by the AACC Black Student Union and the DMV Network, a social network for people in the Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC area. Hosted by Rich Rocket, this night will highlight young African American artists in a range of genres from visual to performing arts, plus a gallery reception. Performers include soul and rhythm and blues vocalist Davonne Dneil with a live band, Minister Calvin Tucker, a gospel recording artist, dancer Queenlin who features a modern African technique, spoken word artists Ladi J and Xander, and soul vocalists Orlando Tongue and Adaku.