February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of the accomplishments and contributions of Black Americans to culture and society. Austin Community College District (ACC) commemorates the month with a series of virtual events and profiles.
This year's theme is The Future of Black America. ACC faculty, staff, students, and the community are invited to take part in the events sponsored by the college, ACC Student Life, and the ACC African-American Cultural Center. Events include:
February 3 | 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Kickback Black: Kicking off BHM 2021
February 10 | 12-1 p.m.
Social Distancing Hour Discussion - The Future of Black America; How Do We Move On From Here?
February 17 | 3:30-5 p.m.
Salon/Barbershop Talk: "Girrll" & "BRUH!"
February 22 | 3-5 p.m.
Film Chats: White Scripts and Black Supermen
February 24 | 1:30-3 p.m.
"Get Your Weight Up!"- Being Black and Being in Business
More details on the events, as well as an online discussion board where ACC faculty, staff, students, and the community are invited to share their thoughts and ideas, can be found on ACC's Black History Month webpage.
The college will also publish its annual series of Black History Month profiles featuring accomplished ACC faculty, staff, and students. If you are interested in participating, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.