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Black History Month (February 2014)

2014 Black History Month Celebration

In conjunction with the national celebration in February 2014, Pitt Community College's
Black History Month theme focuses on "The Golden Jubilee of the Civil Right Act."

A list of the events planned for PCC's 2014 Black History Month celebration is as follows:

2nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast

Jan. 16 -- 8 am - 10 am Multipurpose Room, Goess Student Center

PCC will offer a breakfast featuring guest speaker Dr. Garrie Moore. Presented by the
Multicultural Committee.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Jan. 16 -- 2 pm - 3:30 pm Multipurpose Room, Goess Student Center

PCC will celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a special program in the Goess Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.

3rd Annual Black History Month Fine Art Exhibition

Tuesday, February 4 through Monday, March 10   Goess Building 

The Irony of the Tempest – Creative Reflection and Projection on Civil Rights in America

Monday, February 10   11am-12:50pm   Goess Multipurpose Room 

This event will feature instrumental and vocal musical renditions, dance expressions, and renowned poetic and spoken word performances that reflect on the past and present tribulations, celebrate current victories, and express hope for the future regarding the uniquely American experience of the attainment and maintenance of Civil Rights for all people who call the United States home. This “not to be missed” opportunity will include performances by PCC students, faculty and staff. Any literary interpreters, spoken word artists, or dancers who are interested in participating may contact Regina Garcia at 252-493-7568 or rgarcia@email.pittcc.edu

PCC Orchestra Concert music from African American Composers

Tuesday, February 25th   7:30pm   Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church

Film Fest – “A Raisin in the Sun”

Wednesday, February 26   10am-12pm   Goess Multipurpose Room

Set not in the segregated South but Southside Chicago, the 1961 screen adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry’s social realist play “A Raisin in the Sun,” produced by liberal TV talk show host David Susskind, reveals the institutionalized racism still afflicting Blacks in the supposedly enlightened North. This film features Louis Gossett, Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Louis Gossett Jr., Ivan Dixon, and Diana Sands.