Black History Month Events At The BCC

Updated: Aug 7, 2019

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Every year, the Black Cultural Center prepares a series of events for Black History Month and this year is no different. Be sure to stop by the BCC any day this month for informative, engaging, and fun events!

Here are just a few of the amazing events to look forward to:

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 6:00pm: “The Hate Within”

This event will be a townhall in the BCC Auditorium on homophobia and transphobia in the Black community.

Friday, February 15, 2019, 12:00pm: “Reflections on the Black History Month Immersion Excursion”

This past weekend, a group of students took a tour to Montgomery, Alabama. They were able to visit historic sites and museums like the Legacy Museum. Join them at the BCC Auditorium to hear reflections on the trip!

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 7:00pm: “Innocent on Death Row: Anthony Ray Hinton talk and book signing”

At this event, Anthony Ray Hinton will be speaking about the thirty years that he spent on death row as an innocent man. There will be a moderated discussion, Q&A, and book signing. Be sure to join us at the Benton Chapel!

Friday, February 22, 2019, 12:00pm: “Black Card Revoked”

During lunch time, they will be playing Black Card Revoked. Please come to relax, fellowship, and enjoy great food!

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 11:00am: “Journey to Jubilee Tour”

At the Belle Meade Plantation, they will be taking a tour that traces the lives of the first African-Americans brought to Belle Meade in 1807. Join them to learn about their lives and how they survived until freedom in 1906!

These are just five of the many events that are going to be offered as Black History Month wraps up. To see the full list of events, click here.

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