SUNY Plattsburgh Celebrates Black History Month
SUNY Plattsburgh’s Multicultural Alliance is sponsoring a series of events in honor of Black History Month this February.
Events include scholarly talks, food tasting, a film and several dinners. Many are free, and all are open to the public.
Black History Month Schedule of Events
-Friday, Feb. 3. and Monday, Feb. 6 — Post Secret: Black History Month. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lobby, Angell College Center. This student-run booth will provide an opportunity for students and community members to post messages expressing their feelings about Black History Month. Posts will be anonymous.
-Wednesday, Feb. 8 — A Taste of Africa Food Tasting. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Lobby, Angell College Center.
- Monday, Feb. 13 — Soul Food Night in Algonquin Dining Hall. 4 p.m. $9.85 cash for general public. Students may use meal plan, Dining Dollars or Cardinal Cash. Co-sponsored by Chartwells.
-Wednesday, Feb. 15 — Multiculturalism in America Forum: “Black, African or Caribbean?” 8 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center.
- Wednesday, Feb. 22 — “The Oneonta Black List: Is Racial Profiling Legal?” 7 p.m., Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. Co-sponsored by El Pueblo.
- Thursday, Feb. 23 — Caribbean Night in Clinton Dining Hall. 4 p.m. Co-sponsored by Chartwells. $9.85 cash for general public. Students may use meal plan, Dining Dollars or Cardinal Cash.
- Friday, Feb. 24 — Black History Month Banquet: “Sankofa: Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future.” 7 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. Tickets are available at the Angell College Center information desk, $8 for one person and $15 for two. Co-sponsored by AKEBA, the Black Student Union.
- Monday, Feb. 27 — “The Nigger Word: Is There a Message in the Madness?” 7 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. Co-sponsored by AKEBA.
- Wednesday, Feb. 29 — Film Series and WRAP Session: “The Help.” 7 p.m. Room 200, Yokum Lecture Hall. Sponsored by CDPI.