Black History Month

 

"The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education." -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr


January 2020
Opens Monday, January 27 and runs thru February

Diversity & Inclusion Art Exhibition
6:00 - 7:00pm Location: Peacock Gallery -- Russell Hall, Cochran Campus
Description: Includes Gallery Talk/ Opening Reception at 6:00pm on January 27. | Gallery Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 8:00am – 5:30pm, Fri. 8:00am – 12:00pm
Contact: Associate Professor Charlie Agnew

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Sponsored by the School of Arts & Letters
*
This event is free and open to the public.

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February 2020
Monday, February 3

Black History Month Jeopardy
9:15am
Location: Thomas Hall (WRC1)-Warner Robins Campus 

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life
+This event is free and open to MGA students.

Wednesday, February 5

Dr. Martin Luther King Day Presentation/ Performance: "Are We Still Living the Dream?"
12:30 pm
Location: Macon Campus, Arts Complex Theatre
A skit by the Black Student Unification (BSU) and a
STEP SHOW performance by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Sponsored by the School of Arts & Letters Black History Committee, BSU, Model African Union and The Brothers of Leadership and Distinction.
*This event is free and open to the public.

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Friday, February 7

Tubman African American Museum Tour and Drumming Lesson
10:00am
Location: Eastman Campus
Details: limited to 20 students, transportation for 15
Registration Required. Click HERE.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life
+This event is free and open to MGA students.

Friday, February 14

A Walking Tour of Macon's Early Black Heritage, led by Dr. Matt Jennings
10:00am
Location: Meeting place to TBA
Led by Dr. Matt Jennings

Sponsored by the School of Arts & Letters
*This event is free and open to the public.

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Tuesday, February 18

"African American Women Activists in Latin America," a Lecture by Trino Prados, Associate Professor of Spanish
3:30 - 4:30pm
Location: Russell Hall Auditorium - Cochran Campus
Description: Prof. Prados will talk about crimes against black women activists in Latin America; the lecture will correlate with the #SAYHERNAME movement in the United States.
Contact: Associate Professor Trino Prados

Sponsored by the School of Arts & Letters
*This event is free and open to the public.

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Wednesday, February 19

Black History Month Jeopardy
11:00am
Location: Game Room DUB 100 -Dublin Campus

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life
+This event is free and open to MGA students.

Friday, February 21

Tubman African American Museum Tour and Drumming Lesson
10:00am
Location: Macon Campus
Details: limited to 40 students, transportation is not included

Registration Required. Click HERE.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life
+This event is free and open to MGA students.

Tuesday, February 25

"The Leesburg Stockade: the Civil Rights Movement in Leesburg, Georgia," a Lecture by Robertina Fletcher
11:00 - 12:30pm
Location: TBA - Macon Campus
Contact: Dr. Mary Mears

Sponsored by the School of Arts & Letters
*This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, February 28

Black History Showcase
9:00-4:00pm
Location: Macon Campus
Details (TBA)

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life
+This event is free and open to MGA students.


Friday, February 28

2nd Annual Black History Showcase
Doors open at 6:30pm
Location: Russell Hall Auditorium - Cochran Campus

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life
+This event is free and open to MGA students.

 

Please note the following for events listed above:
*This event is FREE and open to the public.
+This event is free and open (only) to Middle Georgia State University (MGA) students.