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Black History Month

All events are virtual and will be held via Zoom:  https://tuskegee.zoom.us/s/7893665816  Password: 492205


This February, Tuskegee University recognizes Black History Month with its annual Black History Month Lecture Series. The four-week-long virtual series will spotlight the African American heritage and issues of relevance to the Black community. During the month participants can expect to explore intersections of health and wealth, environmental justice, and hear from HBCU college presidents and mayors. All events are virtual and will be held via zoom: https://tuskegee.zoom.us/s/7893665816  Password: 492205


2022 BLACK HISTORY MONTH LECTURE SERIES
   

Black History Month flyer
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TUESDAY, FEB. 1—1PM
An HBCU Presidential Panel: Academic Leadership in the Era of Covid-19

  • Charlotte Morris, President of Tuskegee University
  • Rick Gallot Jr., President of Grambling State University
  • Quinton Ross, President of Alabama State University

Moderator: Keith Hargrove, Provost, Tuskegee University


FRIDAY, FEB. 4 —1PM
Mayors’ Panel: Leadership in Times of Crisis
(THIS SESSION HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE !!)

  • Tony Haygood, Mayor of Tuskegee, AL
  • Chowke Lumumba, Mayor of Jackson, MS
  • Steven Reed, Mayor of Montgomery, AL
  • Randall Woodfin, Mayor of Birmingham, AL

Moderator: Mustafa Ali, Tuskegee-Macon County Community Development Corporation


TUESDAY, FEB. 8 —1PM
Medical Apartheid

  • Harriet Washington, Winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction

Moderator: Worth Hayes, Associate Professor and Director, Academic and Learning Outcomes
Introduction: Eric Singleton, TU Student


THURSDAY, FEB. 10—1PM
Memory, Public Space, and Black Heritage in Brazil: The Salvador Escravista Project

  • Carlos da Silva, Research Associate, King’s College London

Moderator: Rhonda Collier, Professor and Director, Office of Global Initiative
Introduction: Taylor Billingsley, TU Student


TUESDAY, FEB. 15 —1PM
Environmental Justice

  • Robert Bullard, Father of Environmental Justice

Moderator: Raymon Shange, Professor and Director, Carver Integrative Sustainability Center
Introduction: Amir McKinstry, TU Student

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 17—1PM
Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

  • Monica White, Professor of Environmental Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and President of the Board of Directors of the Detroit Black Community Food Security

Moderator: Candace Clark, Integrative Public Policy and Development Fellow
Introduction: Aysha Gray, TU Student


FRIDAY, FEB. 18 —1PM
Culture Under Siege: Unveiling the Conspiracy to Co-opt and Weaponize Black Cultural Expressions

  • Wesley Muhammad, Author, Student Minister and Executive Council at the NOI

Moderator: Scott Muhammad, Students for Education & Economic Development Inc (SEED)
Introduction: Jabria Bell, TU Student


THURSDAY, FEB. 24—1PM
The TU Global Fair
Leadership and Transformational Connections: African Americans and the Diaspora

  • Jacky Lumarque, President of Quisqueya University, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Moderator: Charles Prospere, Adjunct Professor of Public Policy
Introduction: Berson Valcin, TU Student


FRIDAY, FEB. 25—1PM
Macon County Health and Wealth: A Practical Perspective

  • Muhjah Shakur, Retired Professor, Tuskegee University
  • Josie Gbabdamosi, Independent Health, Wellness and Fitness Advocate
  • Lennora Muti’ah Pierrot, Mental Health First Aid Instructor and Manager of Special Collections

Moderator: Monyai Chavers, Integrative Public Policy and Development Fellow
Introduction: Raynald Brown, TU Student


FRIDAY, FEB. 25—3PM
Fit and Fabulous Friday: An afternoon of Physical Exercise

  • Trainer: Rejoice Spencer, TU Student


MONDAY, FEB. 28 —1PM
Leading Colleges and Schools in an Era of Challenge and Opportunity: A Dean’s Perspective

  • Panelists: Tuskegee University Academic Deans

Moderator: Lindsey Lunsford, Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Food Systems, Education, and Policy


     

Sponsored by: The Department of History and Political Science, 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 | The Student Government Association | Vanderbilt University | The Office of the President

  
For more information please contact: histpols@tuskegee.edu