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Black History Month

Black History Month 2023

Please join us for events honoring Black History Month on all our campuses!

Blount County Campus


Paint and Sip
Wednesday, March 1, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Festival of Nations
Wednesday, March 8

Division Street Campus

African American Coffee and Tea Hour
Wednesdays, Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22, 8:30 a.m. until gone.

Martin Luther King Jr. documentaries and popcorn
Wednesday, Feb. 1; Thursday, Feb. 9; Wednesday, Feb. 15; Thursday, Feb. 23; all day in the Student Lounge (DV117)

Black History Month Contest
Wednesday, Feb 8 and Wednesday, Feb 22. More Information

Puzzle Contest
First 10 completed and correct puzzles win.
Due Thursday, Feb 16 (Be Early!) More Information

Paint and Sip
Thursday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Student Lounge (DV117)

Hardin Valley Campus

Paint and Sip
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Cafeteria Annex

Jake Blount
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 11:50 a.m., GN136

Wakanda Forever Watch Party
Monday, Feb. 13, 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m., College Center

Knoxville Jazz Youth Orchestra
Thursday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m., College Center

Conversation with the Rev. Harold Middlebrook
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m., Goins Auditorium

Magnolia Avenue Campus

Thursday, Feb. 9

Monday, Feb. 13

My Hair, My Crown panel discussion
Tuesday, Feb. 14

The CROWN Act Hair Show
Thursday, Feb. 16

Paint and Sip
Thursday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Front lobby

Strawberry Plains Campus

Black History Month display on loan from Beck Cultural Center
Feb. 1-28

African Coffee
Mondays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27; lobby

Paint and Sip
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., second floor lobby

Green McAdoo Trip
Friday, Feb. 17
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Green McAdoo Cultural Center tells the story of the segregation, civil rights and the “Clinton 12.” If you are interested, contact Campus Dean Mike North by emailing (Lunch and transportation provided, limited space.)

Virtual/All Campuses

African American Read In
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., online

At each campus, the college’s libraries have a Black History Month display.