Celebrating Black History Month at DSCC

Honoring the contributions of African-Americans in our society

Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) will host the following activities and events to celebrate Black History Month in February:

  • Feb. 2, 2017 – Jackie Murray, independent stage artist, will perform the musical “Harriet Tubman: One Woman’s Journey” at 6:30 p.m. inside the Baptist Memorial Health Care Academic Building Auditorium at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County.
     
  • Feb. 9, 2017 – Diversity Dialogue from 11 a.m. – noon at the DSCC Gibson County Center featuring Christopher Belmont, owner at Chris’ Styling Studio in Rutherford.
     
  • Feb. 16, 2017 – Diversity Dialogue from 11 a.m. – noon inside the Baptist Memorial Health Care Academic Building Auditorium at the DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County. Guest speaker will be Hattye May Thomas Yarbrough whose artifacts have been featured in the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture and the Tipton County Museum.
     
  • Feb. 27, 2017 – Diversity Dialogue featuring Jackie Murray, independent stage artist, who will discuss “Harriet Tubman: One Woman’s Journey” from 9 – 10 a.m. inside the First Citizens National Bank Auditorium on the Dyersburg campus.

All events are open to the public with free admission. For more information concerning any of these events, please contact Yuketa Hall, director of student life, at 901-475-3166 or hall@dscc.edu.