Throughout February, Anne Arundel Community College will recognize the achievements of black Americans through a variety of visual displays, initiatives and events.
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
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.
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
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 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
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Florestano Building Room 101
African Dance Company Kan Kouran.
11 a.m. Student Union Dining Hall
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