Black History Month at A&M-Central Texas

Join us February 1- 28 as we study and celebrate Black American culture, history and achievements.

A&M Central Texas Celebrates Black History Month

Virtual Panel

Poster with speaker for event, Mario Garza

Being Black in America: Perspectives and experiences in activism, academia, and corporate America

Date: Friday, March 12, 2021
Time: Noon-1:30PM CT
Location: Virtual: Click here to join the event

Our panelists will share their lived experiences as educators, activists, and corporate business leaders while mastering the intersectionality of being Black.

Meet the Panelists

Dr. Carolyn Ashe: Professor Emeritus in the General Business, Marketing, and Supply Chain Management Department in the Marilyn Davies College of Business (MDCOB) at the University of Houston Downtown

Kredelle Petway: Freedom rider, Civil Rights Activist

TaNeika Driver-Moultrie: Killeen Branch NAACP President, Executive Director for the Greater Killeen Community Clinic

Nakia Winfield: Political social worker, community organizer, antiracist trainer

Kellee Coleman: Co-founder of Vibrant Woman/Mama Sana prenatal clinic, social justice community organizer

A&M-Central Texas Celebrates Black History Month

Each year, Americans observe Black History Month from February 1 through February 28 by celebrating the history, culture and contributions of Black Americans to the United States.

Origins of Black History Month
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History gives the origin story of Black History Month. From it's inception as Negro History Week in February 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, to it's expansion as a month-long celebration in 1976.

NMAAHC Digital Resource Guide
Digital resource guide from the National Museum of African American History & Culture that includes videos, online exhibitions, and blog entries.

PBS Black Culture Connection
Collection of documentaries, interactive digital media stories, articles, and educational resources.

African American History Month
Compilation of resources from the Smithsonian Institute, Library of Congress, National Archives, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Park Service, National Gallery of Art, and World Digital Library.