African-American Heritage Month

 

Believe, Achieve, Succeed

WJMZ: Upstate Black History Makers
Sponsored by Greenville Technical College 

Black History: The American Experience
February 4, 11 and 17
Student Center, Room 225
Noon-2 p.m.

Featuring three days of historic videos and conversations on economics, entertainment, human rights, leadership and more. Each day will consist of two separate 50-minute sessions of historic video clips and open dialogue. Join us for one or more.

Jabali Afrika
February 16
Student Center
Noon-1:30 p.m.

From Kenya, Jabali Afrika is a truly multi-faceted group with its own unique mixture of fusion and African rhythms. Original compositions and traditional African rhythms come alive on a wide variety of instruments, accompanied by vocal harmonies that form the foundation of modern rock, jazz, blues and more. Add in talented dancing, choreography and stunning traditional African tribal costumes, and this multi-cultural experience will leave you enriched, educated and entertained.

Black History: Before and After the Dream
Rescheduled - March 18th
Student Center
Noon-2 p.m.

Featuring speaker and author Bryant K. Smith, this multimedia presentation highlights people, places, and events of Black history prior to and after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The comprehensive examination links Black history with world history and is designed to show how the accomplishments of the past have relevance to present day.