Black History Month 2020

Date: February 5–27, 2020

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Black History Month 2020

African Americans and the Vote

 The Black History Month Committee is sponsoring an essay contest for students. For more information, including a link to essay guidelines and deadline, click here

Wednesday, February 5 – Opening Ceremony

Welcoming Remarks - SAC President, Dr. Robert Vela

A Panel Discussion - Voter Registration/Rally - Why Vote? Let’s Talk

NAHC Room 218

11 am - 1 pm

*Refreshments will be served


Thursday, February 6 – Art Exhibit

Let this Be My Sunshine - African Americans in Portrait Paintings by Kaldric Deshon Dow

Moody Learning Center 4th Floor

9:30 am – 11 am

*Co­ffee & Treats will be served


Monday, February 10 – Voter Registration

LSC Mall Area

11 am – 1 pm

*Featuring Music, prize giveaway and popcorn!

In case of inclement weather, the voter regisistration drive will relocate to MLC 2nd Floor. 


Thursday, February 13 – Poetry Slam

Hosted by Victor Roberson

LSC The Round

11 am – 1 pm

*A Live Band will be performing and pizza/drinks will be provided.


Tuesday, February 18 – Taste of Soul & Film Festival

Theme: History of Voting Rights with commentary from Yvonne Campbell

LSC Cafeteria

11 am – 1 pm

*Join us for FREE Food!


Thursday, February 20 - Voter Registration

Mall Area

11 am – 1 pm

*Enjoy Popcorn, Music and Prizes!


Monday, February 24 - Presentation

Special Speaker - Attorney Dexter Gilford

NAHC Room 218

11 am – 1 pm

*Reception to follow


Tuesday, February 25 - Read In

Mistress of Ceremony - Yvonne Campbell

Speaker - Prof. Margret Richardson, SAC Public Policy & Service

Moody Learning Center 4th Floor

10:50 am – 12:05 pm

*Scholarship winners will be announced & Light refreshments will be provided


Thursday, February 27 - Poetry Slam

Hosted by the SAC Chesshyre Cheese Club

LSC Fiesta Room

6 pm – 9 pm


For additional information, contact Dr. Barbara Knotts at 210-486-0593