Thursday, Feb. 1, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Let Freedom Sing. Join this community sing-along beginning Black History Month. Boyd Vance Theater.
Saturday, Feb. 3, 12 p.m. First Saturdays at the Carver: Black History Month. The George Washington Carver Museum’s free, once-a-month event called First Saturday is created for people of color that should not be missed. This event will celebrates a range of themes each month. It’s family-friendly, diverse and the programming is intelligent. Activities, music, vendors, discussions and more.
Thursday, Feb. 8, 6 p.m. Racial Check Up- How Do We Know Racism When We See It? How do we identify racism? How do we respond to bigotry and ignorance? How can we guide youth as they navigate the complexities of race in America? Professors and researchers from Huston-Tillotson University, The University of Texas at Austin and community leaders will co-host a public dialogue on issues of race, racism and racial identity in America. Presenters will draw insight from contemporary pop culture, media and politics.
Friday, Feb. 9, 6:30 p.m. That’s My face Film Series. February’s screening is “Dark Girls” (2011). Documentary exploring the deep-seated biases and attitudes about skin color, particularly dark skinned women.