Pensacola State College has unveiled an exciting lineup of special events in celebration of Black History Month.
Here’s the schedule:
Saturday, Feb. 5, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. — Multicultural Job Fair, Building 5 (Delaino Student Center), sponsored by the Black History Multicultural Committee.
Saturday, Feb. 5, 6:30 p.m. — “Encounters of Hope” performance by The Chaddah Dance Company, Jean and Paul Amos Studio. The performance is a fundraiser for the PTK Transformation Through Education Scholarship, which is administered by the Pensacola State College Foundation. Tickets are $14 and can be purchased online at www.eventbrite.com/e/encounters-of-hope-tickets-245849882617.
Wednesday, Feb. 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. — Black History Celebration, Building 5 (Delaino Student Center). Jerk chicken, peas, rice, cabbage, baked plantains, salad, tea, and lemonade. Event is in-person and via Zoom. Sponsored by the African American Student Association.
Friday, Feb. 18, 7:30-10:30 p.m. — Polimba Tree’s Griots Comin’ Revue, 306 N. Devilliers St. Expressions of art, poetry, music, dance, and song from Africa to the Caribbean to the Gulf Coast, celebrating the rich heritage of the Black community that, from its very beginning, has called Pensacola home. Free admission.
Friday, Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m. — Movie Night, Hagler Auditorium. The Aretha Franklin biographical film “Respect.” Free admission. Sponsored by the African American Student Association and Student Engagement & Leadership.
Saturday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m. — Miracles of the Mind hypnosis show, Hagler Auditorium. Featuring Jesse James and Professor Hypno, AKA the Globetrotters of Hypnotists. Free admission. Sponsored by the Black History Multicultural Committee and the African American Student Association.