Trevecca Celebrates Black History Month with Calendar of Events

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Trevecca is thrilled to be celebrating Black History Month and remembering the stories and individuals who have shaped the nation as well as the university’s history and commitment to diversity. Events that will be taking place throughout the month include:

  • On February 3-5, a group of students took a Civil Rights Experience Trip and toured key civil rights locations in Memphis, Birmingham and Montgomery. They visited sites such as the Rosa Parks Museum, the 16th Street Baptist Church and Beale Street. 
  • On February 15, the music department and chaplain’s office will be hosting the Fisk Jubilee Singers in chapel at 9:30 a.m. presented by the Newell Hymnody Lecture Series. This will be followed by a lecture on the history of gospel music by Dr. Paul T. Kwami, the Fisk Jubilee Singers’ musical director, in the Jackson Center for Music and Worship Arts on campus. 
  • On February 18, Walden, an African American student club will be hosting a night of worship in Zelma at 7 p.m.
  • On February 23, a themed movie night and discussion will be held in Greathouse 101 at 5 p.m. 
  • On February 26, students will have the opportunity to visit the Nashville Public Library Civil Rights Room. Transportation is provided and will depart from the Bud Robinson Building at 9:30 a.m. Walden will also be hosting a talent showcase in the Wakefield Building at 4 p.m. 

Students are encouraged to participate in as many of these events as possible to honor Black history and gain a better understanding of its importance.