Tag Archives: Black History Month

Woodson Lectue Series Focuses on African Diaspora

The Understanding of African, Caribbean, and African American History will be the theme for the Woodson Lecture Series Feb. 28, sponsored by the Carol Spain Center on Race Studies & Spiritual Action. The series will focus on unifying and strengthening the African Diaspora through a solid knowledge of history, according to a new release from the center, which is housed

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Curtis House Offering Black History Month Tours

CURTIS HOUSE CULTURAL CENTERThe center houses photos, newspaper and magazine articles, and other documents and memorabilia depicting the contributions of Black residents to Abilene’s history. Contact Andrew Penns to schedule a group tour during Black History Month630 Washington St.Monday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.Admission is by donation325-518-4604 By LORETTA FULTON Andrew Penns is used to hearing the words, “I didn’t know that,” but

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ACU Schedules Black History Month Programs

Wendy Kilmer, wendy.kilmer@acu.eduDirector of Communications and Media Relations Guest speakers, a prayer walk, a lecture series and several student activities are slated for February as part of Black History Month at Abilene Christian University. Feb. 1 – An outdoor prayer event organized by the Carl Spain Center on Race Studies and Spiritual Action will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the

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ACU Reschedules Black History Month Program

Abilene Christian UniversityNews Release Dr. Billy Curl will speak April 28 about his experience as one of the first two Black undergraduate students to integrate Abilene Christian University. The event, sponsored by ACU’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, was originally part of Black History Month in February but had to be rescheduled due to the winter storm that hit Abilene and

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Pew Survey: Most Black Americans Cite Black Churches in Move Toward Equality

Pew Research Center Black churches have historically taken on numerous civic roles in Black communities, stretching back as far as the antebellum period. And many, though not a majority, were involved in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. In fact, most Black Americans say that predominantly Black churches have helped Black people move toward equality in the

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Falling Leaves

Falling LeavesDedicated to the Black Lives We’ve Lost By STEVEN T. MOORE I look out the window, having realized evening approaches, and the golden hour — blazing like fire — send sparks lifting off into the air, abandoning the shiny surfaces of every leaf.   They change slowly, the leaves, moving from green to red, then red to orange, then

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Pastor: Black Church History and Black History Are Inseparable

Editor’s Note: As a part of Black History Month, the Rev. Matthew M. Lubin Sr., pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church, comments on a recent survey by the Barna Group about the relationship between Black Americans and the Black church, both historically and currently. Click here to read the entire survey. By Rev. MATTHEW M. LUBIN SR. The Black Church in

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Lecture Series Features Race, Religion, And Culture Author

Jemar Tisby, president of The Witness: A Black Christian Collective, will be guest speaker for the 2021 Don Williams and Royce Money Distinguished Lecture Series at Abilene Christian University Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 10-11. The series, hosted by ACU’s Carl Spain Center on Race Studies and Spiritual Action, will be presented in person and virtually. Both are free and open to

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