Albion Celebrates Black History Month 2016

February 2016

Dramatic presentations, interactive entertainment and the unique cuisines of African Americans are all part of Albion's celebration of Black History Month. The following events are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified. For more information, contact Albion College's Office of Intercultural Affairs Director Keena Williams, or 517/629-0501.

Friday, February 12, 7 p.m., Washington Gardner School
In Search of Giants Who Cared About Me
Theater project focused on both black and white abolitionists who worked on the Underground Railroad. Sponsored by the Albion NAACP and the Holland Park Project.

Saturday, February 13, 2 p.m., Washington Gardner School
In Search of Giants Who Cared About Me
Theater project focused on both black and white abolitionists who worked on the Underground Railroad. Sponsored by the Albion NAACP and the Holland Park Project.

Saturday, February 20, 7 p.m., Albion College Kellogg Center
ThinkFast
Interactive game show which involves contestants and audience members competing for cash prizes on the topic of black history.

Sunday, February 21, 6 p.m., Lewis Chapel AME Church
Pioneers of the Civil Rights Movement
Community members present poetry, readings, music and dance focused on African American history and experiences. Sponsored by the Albion NAACP.

Tuesday, February 23, 5 to 6 p.m., Albion College Baldwin Hall
Soul Food Dinner
An all-you-can-eat buffet featuring cuisine from different African American regions and cultures. Price is $11.13 for adults; half price for children under 9. Reservations are not required.

Saturday, February 27, 7 p.m., Washington Gardner School
Motown: A Tribute to the Golden Era 1959-1972
A review featuring the most talented local and regional singers, dancers and musicians produced by Albion’s Genesis Terrell. Sponsored by G&A Enterprises, Greater Albion Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, Albion Community Foundation and the Michigan Council for the Arts & Cultural Affairs

Sunday, February 28, 4 p.m., Albion College Kellogg Center
Taste of Blackness
Albion's annual celebration of African American culture through food, music and the arts. This event showcases cuisine from local cooks. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting the Albion College Office of Intercultural Affairs at 517/629-0501 or .