Black History Month Events

Celebrate the achievements and history of African American culture with concerts, displays, acrobats and presentations - you don't want to miss it!

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

DSCC Gibson County Center:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 12, 3 p.m. – African American Literature Presentation at the DSCC Gibson County Center. Free admission.
  • An exhibit of books featuring famous African Americans will be on display in the Learning Resource Center during the month of February.

DSCC Dyersburg Campus:

  • Monday, Feb. 17, 6 p.m. – ZuZu African Acrobats will perform inside the E.H. Lannom, Jr. Gymnasium on the Dyersburg campus. Free admission.
  • Thursday, Feb. 27, 6 p.m. – Jackie Murray presents “Harriet Tubman: One Woman’s Journey” in the First Citizens National Bank Auditorium inside the Campus Activities Building, Dyersburg campus. Free admission.

DSCC Jimmy Naifeh Center (JNC) at Tipton County:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 11, 6 p.m. - Jackie Murray presents “Harriet Tubman: One Woman’s Journey” in the Baptist Memorial Health Care Academic Building, Auditorium, JNC. Free admission.
  • Friday, Feb. 21, 6 p.m. – Jonathan Blanchard performs the Soundtrack to the Civil Rights Movement in the Baptist Memorial Health Care Academic Building, Auditorium, JNC. Free admission.
  • Friday, Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m. – Movie Night, Learning Resource Center, Room 104, JNC. Free admission.

In addition, African American exhibits will be on display at all DSCC Learning Resource Centers during the month of February. For more information, please contact Stephen Thomas, director of student life at the Dyersburg campus, at 901-475-3166 or sthomas@dscc.edu, or Erin Smith, director of student life at the JNC, at 901-475-3166 or ecsmith@dscc.edu.