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Black History Month

February 5-28

On-campus events will take place in Kenney Hall or Henderson Hall.

Virtual events will be held via Zoom:  https://tuskegee.zoom.us/s/7893665816  Password: 705640


This February, Tuskegee University recognizes Black History Month with its annual Black History Month Lecture Series. The four-week-long series will spotlight the African American heritage and issues relevant to the Black community. During the month, participants can expect to explore intersections of health and wealth and environmental justice, and hear from published authors and mayors. 


2024 BLACK HISTORY MONTH LECTURE SERIES
   

Black History Month flyer
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MONDAY, FEB. 5 — 2PM
Book Talk with author Dr. Brian Jones
Tuskegee Student Uprising: A History

Location: Tuskegee History Center


THURSDAY, FEB. 8 — 1PM
Book Talk with author Dr. Godfrey Vincent
Rebels at the Gate: The Oilfields Workers Trade Union in the Era of George Weekes

Location: John Kenney Hall Auditorium


TUESDAY, FEB. 13 — 11AM-2PM 
Global Passport Fair

Moderator: Dr. Rhonda Collier
Location: John Kenney Hall Room 70-202 and 70-203


THURSDAY, FEB. 15 — 11AM (Virtual event)
Mayors’ Panel: Election 2024 - What is at Stake

  • James Perkins, Mayor of Selma, AL
  • Steven Reed, Mayor of Montgomery, AL
  • Jacqulyn Boone, Mayor of Fort Deposit, AL

Moderator: Tony Haygood, Mayor of Tuskegee, AL
Location: Online via Zoom


THURSDAY, FEB. 15 — 2-4PM
Film Viewing and Discussion
Who Said You Can't: African American Women in Science

Location: John Kenney Hall Auditorium Room 71-243
 

TUESDAY, FEB. 20 — 1PM 
A Talk with Evan Milligan, Jeremy Gray, & Elise Tolbert
Learning Your Roots Panel

Location: John Kenney Hall Room 70-202


THURSDAY, FEB. 22 — 7-8:30PM  
Macon County Candidate Forum

Location: Henderson Hall Auditorium


TUESDAY, FEB. 28  (All Day Event)
Black History Month International
Research Symposium

Location: John Kenney Hall Auditorium Room 71-243


THURSDAY, FEB. 29 — 7PM
Play: Blues in the Night

Location: Alabama Shakespeare Festival


     

Sponsored by: The Department of History and Political Science | Department of Modern Languages, Communication & Philosophy, College of Arts & Sciences | The University Archives and University Special Collections, Library Systems | The TU Global Office | The National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health Care | The College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences | The School of Architecture and Construction Science | The Utilities Board of Tuskegee | The Fair Elections Center | The Office of the Provost | The Office of the President

  
For more information please contact: histpols@tuskegee.edu