Black History Month (February 2014)
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.