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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

A&M-Central Texas Celebrates Black History Month

African American Contributions to Local History

Date: Thursday, February 17, 2022
Time: 5:45 - 8:30 p.m. CT
Location: Virtual

Join us to learn more about the history of the contributions made by African American leaders in the forward progress of the Greater Killeen/Fort Hood metropolis.

Learn More & Meet the Participants

Dr. Michele Carter: Deputy Chancellor, Chief Diversity Officer, Central Texas College

Mr. Horace Grace: Central Texas Activist/Advocate/Entrepreneur

Ms. Sandie Johnson: Founder and CEO, It's All About You Talent Services/ President, Black Student Union at A&M-Central Texas

Ms. Jaliea V. Jones: Psalmist and Musical Minister

Dr. Jerry Jones: Dean, College of Arts & Sciences


View photos from the event here.


Black History Month Resources and Local Events

Resources

Black History Resource List
Created by the A&M-Central Texas University Library, this resource list includes books, films, podcasts and more about the history, culture, and experiences of Black Americans.

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 its inception as Negro History Week in February 1926 by Carter G. Woodson to its 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.


Local Events

Waco Events

Austin Events

Virtual Advisor