Black History Month 2018


Albany State University is committed to celebrating the culture, experiences, and contributions of African Americans throughout history.

Wednesday, February 7

Day in Albany Government  

4 p.m.

Purpose: To encourage students to become politically involved within the City of Albany.


Thursday, February 8

Movie Night (Selma)

7 p.m. -10 p.m.

C Building, Second Floor Ballroom (West)

Purpose: To educate students about African American history.


Thursday, February 8

Give Back

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Purpose: To encourage community engagement and recruit students (will visit 1 elementary school, 1 middle school, and 1 high school).


Friday, February 9

HBCU Unity

Fort Valley State University

12 p.m. -10 p.m.

Purpose: To encourage unity among the HBCUs in the Southern region.


Saturday, February 10

ASU Gospel Choir Performance at Emanuel Church

5 p.m.

1534 E Broad Ave

Albany, GA 31705-2259

Friday, February 23, 2018


Wednesday, February 14

Sample Some Love 

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Student Center Ballroom (East)

Purpose: Students will enjoy a peaceful evening of healthy alternatives. Organic snacks will be served and nutrition tips will be shared. Students will have access to arts and crafts activities. It is a night to sample all things lovely.


Thursday, February 15

Issues Forum on Race in America

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Library Auditorium, Room 114 (East)

PurposeThis panel discussion on race in contemporary America will feature faculty members Andre Johnson, Harriet Malone, Matt Stanley, and Jamie Barker.


Friday, February 23

A Black History Month Teach-In

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Billy C. Black Building, Rm 141 (East)

Purpose: Those interested in learning about Black history in a variety of disciplines and subject areas are invited to stop by at any time to attend a session.


Tuesday, February 27

Strengths in Our Heritage

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Billy C. Black Building Auditorium (East)

Purpose: The NAACP will present a stage production jam packed with looks & motions reflective of the strengths in African heritage. The show is for paying homage to the evolution of our glorious Black History. Join us for an eventful night of dance, poetry and culture.


Wednesday, February 28

Honoring Unsung Heroes (Talent Show)

7 p.m. -10 p.m.

J Building Theater (West)

Purpose: To honor the heroes of Black History that are not often publicized.