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Celebrate Black History Month

01/29/2018


Mark your calendar for the following Black History Month events: 

  • Day of Unity - Rescheduled from earlier this month due to snow closures, the Day of Unity will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while showcasing the strength and unity of JSU’s student organizations on Jan. 31, 6-8 p.m., in the TMB Auditorium. The Dream Tree and Birthday Cake celebration organized by the Diversity and Inclusion Committee has been rescheduled and combined with this event. Donations will be collected for the JSU Food Pantry. 
  • Soul Food Lunch, Feb. 6, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., in the Jack Hopper Dining Hall, sponsored by the SGA.
  • Film Screening: Selma, Feb. 6, 5p.m.-7:30 p.m., in the Houston Cole Library, Rooms 1103 A&B. Sponsored by the American Democracy Project, the free event is open to the public.
  • JSU Jazz Black History Month Concert, Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m., in the Mason Hall Performance Center.
  • Lunch and Basketball - On Feb. 10, 12 p.m., the Black Alumni Association will host lunch on the 11th floor of the library, followed by campus tours and a men's and women's basketball double-header. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and younger. Admission includes the full-course meal and both games. Register online
  • All We Do is Step & Stroll: What is a Black Greek? Feb. 13, 6-8 p.m., Leone Cole Auditorium. This free event sponsored by the NPHC is open to the public.
  • Celebrating Black History with Children's Stories, Feb. 13, 6 p.m., Houston Cole Library Children's Corner. 
  • Lunch & Learn: Appreciating the Past, Celebrating the Present, Embracing the Future, Feb. 20, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Houston Cole Library Room 10B. Sponsored by the JSU Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Open to faculty, staff and students. Register here
  • Black History Month Trivia, Feb. 20, 6 p.m., TMB Auditorium. This free event is sponsored by the SGA and you don’t have to pre-register.
  • Jazz Ensembles Concert with Guest Artist Damani Philips, saxophonist and author of “What is This Thing Called Soul: Conversations on Jazz and Black Culture,” Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m., in Mason Hall Performance Center.
  • Black History Month Celebration Banquet, Feb. 27, 6 p.m., Leone Cole Auditorium. This public event is sponsored by the JSU Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Admission is free to JSU students and $15 for faculty, staff and community. Register online
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