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Calhoun Community College announces Black History month events

Calhoun Community College has events planned throughout February in celebration of Black History Month.

Calhoun Community College has announced its calendar of events planned throughout the month of February in celebration of Black History Month.  All events are sponsored by the college’s Black Student Alliance (BSA) and are free and open to the public.

Movie Week – BSA’s Viewer’s Choice – Historical Films of 2018  
 Decatur Campus – Room 167, Math, Science and Administration Building  
 – Black Panther – Tuesday, February 5, 2019 12:30 pm  
 – The Hate U Give – Wednesday, February 6, 2019 12:30 pm  
 – Black Klansman – Thursday, February 7, 2019 12:30 pm  

Huntsville Campus – Room 33 
 – Black Panther – Monday, February 11, 2019 11:00 am  
 – The Hate U Give – Tuesday, February 12, 2019 11:00 am  
 – Black Klansman – Wednesday, February 20, 2019 11:00 am 
 – TBD – Tuesday, February 26, 2019 11:00 am 

Other activities and events:

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 – 9:30 am  

“North Alabama’s African Americans during the Civil War” 

Decatur Campus – Room 166, Math, Science and Administration (MSA) Building  

Presenter:  Peggy Allen Towns, Author, “Duty Driven: The Flight of North Alabama’s Africans American during the Civil War” and “Scottsboro Unmasked: Decatur’s Story” 

Monday, February 18, 2019  
Civil Rights Journey to Montgomery, Alabama 

The Black Student Alliance is sponsoring a trip to the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, AL. Vans will depart from both Decatur and Huntsville campuses. 

Students must RSVP with a Black Students Alliance sponsor to reserve a spot. 

Friday, February 22, 2019 – 6:00pm 
 – 29th Annual Gospel Fest 
Huntsville Campus – Student Center 

Black History Month Paint Party 
 – Thursday, February 21, 2019 4:30pm
Huntsville Campus – Room 33 

 – Thursday, February 28, 2019 4:30pm
Decatur Campus – Room 119, MSA 

For more information on any of the events listed on the calendar, contact Calhoun’s Department of Institutional Advancement at 256-306-2561.