Black History Month Events Planned

Celebrating the important contributions and achievements of African-Americans throughout our nation's history.

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

  • Friday, Feb. 9, 12:30 p.m. - Soul Food Luncheon, DSCC Gibson County Center. Free will donation encouraged.
  • Monday, Feb. 12, 11 a.m. - Soundtrack to the Civil Rights Movement performed by Jonathan Blanchard, Q and A to follow performance, DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County, Baptist Memorial Health Care Academic Building Auditorium, free admission
  • Monday, Feb. 12, 6 p.m. - Soundtrack to the Civil Rights Movement performed by Jonathan Blanchard, DSCC Dyersburg Campus, First Citizens National Bank Auditorium. Cost is $2.00 for DSCC students and $5.00 for community. Cost includes Soul Food Tasting at 7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 12, 7:30 p.m. - Informative Soul Food Tasting presented by Felecia Smith, DSCC Dyersburg Campus, Student Center. Cost is $2.00 for DSCC students and $5 for community.
  • Thursday, Feb. 22, 12 p. m. - Informative Soul Food Tasting presented by Felecia Smith, DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County. Free will donation encouraged.

In addition, African-American exhibits will be on display at all DSCC Learning Resource Centers during the month of February. All events are open to the public. For more information concerning any of these events, please contact Stephen Thomas, director of student life, at 901-475-3166 or sthomas@dscc.edu.