Black History Month

February 2015

Schenectady County Community College invites the public to the following events in celebration of Black History Month.

Marsha MortimerMarsha Mortimore presents The History of African Americans in Schenectady
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

11:30-12:30 p.m., Lally Mohawk Room, Free
Marsha Mortimore is a local historian and Vice President of the Schenectady Silhouettes


Donald “Soul Man” Hyman presents Story of Motown in Song
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

12:30-1:30 p.m., Lally Mohawk Room, Free

Soul Food Luncheon
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

11:30 a.m., Van Curler Room
Cost $18.
Special Guests: Friendship Baptist Church Gospel Choir accompanied by
Azzaam Hameed on keyboard.
The School of Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism hosts this special luncheon with mouth-watering dishes including oven roasted “fried” chicken, deep fried catfish, shrimp and grits, macaroni and cheese, collard greens and peach cobbler. For tickets, please contact Deryle McCann, Student Activities Advisor at (518) 836-2828 or e-mail by February 11, 2015.

Gilbert KingPulitzer Prize Winner Gilbert King, author of Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America
Sponsored by the Community and Cultural Events Committee
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
6:30 p.m., Carl B. Taylor Auditorium, Free


Pledge for Humanity: What Role Will You Play?
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

11:30 a.m., Activity Forum, Free
A thought-provoking presentation through images, poetry and panel discussion. Light refreshments served.



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