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Black History Month Events

Step out and support Black History Month 2020!

Feb. 3

Reading to studentsDivision Street Campus
African Coffee & Tea – Lobby
Weeklong celebration of African American Arts

Magnolia Avenue Campus
African American history and selected readings - Library

Hardin Valley Campus
Movie & Chat: “Mississippi Burning”
Movie: 12:30-2:30 p.m. – Goins Building Auditorium
Chat: 2:45-3:45 – Goins Cafeteria Annex

 

Feb. 5

Hardin Valley Campus
African Coffee & Tea, 8:30-10 a.m. - Goins Building Rotunda

 

Feb 7

Tour of Clinton’s Green McAdoo Cultural Center
For information and to sign up to participate, contact Gayle Wood at gwood@pstcc.edu for a Hardin Valley Campus departure OR Mike North at mnorth@pstcc.edu for a Strawberry Plains Campus departure.

Magnolia Avenue Campus
African Coffee, 9-11 a.m. - Lobby

 

Feb 10

Division Street Campus
Weeklong celebration of African American sports figures

Hardin Valley Campus
Movie & Chat: “Selma”
Movie: 12:30-2:30 p.m. – Goins Building Auditorium
Chat: 2:45-3:45 – Goins Cafeteria Annex

 

Feb. 11

Division Street Campus
African Coffee & Tea – lobby

Hardin Valley Campus
Matters that Matter: African American Hot Topics hosted by the Active Black Student Association
1-3 p.m. - Goins Building Student Lounge

 

Feb. 12

Hardin Valley Campus
African Coffee & Tea
9-11 a.m. - Goins Building Rotunda

Matters that Matter: African American Hot Topics hosted by the Active Black Student Association
1-3 p.m. - Goins Building Student Lounge

 

Feb. 13

Magnolia Avenue Campus
Sankofa, the Mindset of Freedom (club luncheon);
Reflections by Vrondelia (Ronni) Chandler, CEO Project Grad Knoxville
12:30-1:30 p.m. - Magnolia Avenue Community Room

 

Feb. 14

Magnolia Avenue Campus
African Coffee & Tea
9-11 a.m. - Lobby

Hardin Valley Campus
Afrocentric Day, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Goins Building Rotunda

Tour of Beck Cultural Exchange Center, 2-4 p.m.
Email Gayle Wood for details, gwood@pstcc.edu

 

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Feb. 17-28

Hardin Valley Campus
Student Poetry Display - Goins Building Rotunda

 

Feb. 17-18

Strawberry Plains Campus
Movies:
A Question of Color”
“Good Hair and other Dubious Distinctions”
“Facing the Façade”
“Honky”

Films will be shown in the lobby beginning at 10 a.m. and will be shown back-to-back throughout the day.

African coffee will be served each Monday morning in February.


Feb. 17

Division Street Campus
African Coffee & Tea
9-11 a.m. - Lobby

Weeklong celebration of African American inventors

Hardin Valley Campus
“The Hate U Give”
Movie: 12:30-2:30 p.m. – Goins Building Auditorium
Chat: 2:45-3:45 – Goins Cafeteria Annex

Strawberry Plains Campus
African Coffee
Lobby

 

Feb. 18

Division Street Campus
African American Read-In
8:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. - West Lobby

Hardin Valley Campus
Celebration of African American Art, Music and Literature
Hosted by Black Men of Merit
10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. - Goins Building College Center

 

Feb. 19

Hardin Valley Campus
African Coffee & Tea
8:30-10 a.m. - Goins Building Rotunda

African American Read-In
9 a.m.-4 p.m. - Goins Building Rotunda

Blount County Campus
African American Read-In
10 a.m.-2 p.m. - Lobby

Strawberry Plains Campus
African American Read-In
10 a.m.-1 p.m. - Lobby

 

Group of musicians and a man holding roses

Feb 21

Magnolia Avenue Campus
African Coffee & Tea
9-11 a.m. - Lobby

“Jackie Robinson Steals Home”
WordPlayers production
11:50 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Hardin Valley Campus
Variations Choir
12:30 p.m. - Goins Building Rotunda

Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance performed by the Core Ensemble
7 p.m. - Clayton Performing Arts Center
A chamber music theatre work for actor and trio (cello, piano & percussion) celebrating the lives of the great African American poets, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and Claude McKay as seen through the eyes of the great muralist and painter Aaron Douglas.

 

Feb. 24

Division Street Campus
Weeklong celebrations of African American activists

Hardin Valley Campus
“Harriet”
Movie: 12:30-2:30 p.m. – Goins Building Auditorium
Chat: 2:45-3:45 – Goins Cafeteria Annex

 

Feb. 25

Division Street Campus
African Coffee & Tea - Lobby

Magnolia Avenue Campus
The 1619 Project: A conversation.
University of Tennessee Humanities Librarian Shaina Destine will speak about the legacy of slavery in America as reported on by the New York Times Magazine’s year-long project.
1– 2:30 p.m. - Community Room

 

Feb. 26

Hardin Valley Campus
African Coffee & Tea
8:30-10 a.m. - Goins Building Rotunda

Magnolia Avenue Campus
African American Read-In
9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

 

Feb. 28

Males singingMagnolia Avenue Campus
African Coffee & Tea
9-11 a.m. - Lobby

Hardin Valley Campus
Tom Johnson Jazz Combo
12:30 p.m. - Goins Building College Center

The Soulful Sounds Revue
Enjoy a free soul food meal!
6-8 p.m. - Goins Building College Center