The Citadel celebrates Black History Month
The Citadel will pay tribute to African Americans' contributions to the U.S. military during its month-long Black History Month celebration.
"We Were Always There, United and Standing" is the theme of this year's schedule of events, which includes lectures, concerts and a panel discussion.
All activities are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Feb. 1-28 ART AND BOOK EXHIBITION Daniel Library
Gallery Chuma provides a display of African American art; Book Showcase highlights African and African-American authors during regular library hours.
Feb. 5 LECTURE AND BOOK SIGNING 6:30 p.m., Grimsley Hall Auditorium
Gail Buckley discusses "American Patriots: The Story of Blacks in the Military From the Revolution To Desert Storm." Co-Sponsored by the College of Charleston Department of History and Womens Studies.
Feb. 7 AN EVENING OF JAZZ 6:30 p.m., Mark Clark Hall Auditorium
The Charlton Singelton Quartet will perform jazz selections from the World War II, Korean War, Vietnam and the Desert Storm time periods.
Feb. 14 KEYNOTE ADDRESS 6:30 p.m., Grimsley Hall Auditorium
Features Hiram Mann, an original Tuskegee Airman and the namesake of the Walterboro chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen.
Feb. 19 GOSPEL CONCERT 6:30 p.m., Summerall Chapel
Sponsored by the Friends of the Daniel Library, the Mount Zion Male Gospel Choir and The Citadel Gospel Choir will perform.
Feb. 20 BLACK HISTORY and GULLAH TOUR 3 p.m., Mark Clark Hall
Open only to Citadel cadets, College of Graduate and Professional Studies students, faculty and staff. Departs from Mark Clark Hall.
Feb. 21 BLACK MILITARY PANEL 7 p.m., Grimsley Hall Auditorium
African-American veterans discuss their experiences in the U.S. military.
Feb. 23 THE BAZAAR 11 a.m. -5 p.m., Mark Clark Hall Auditorium
The Citadels African American Society Bazaar will feature food, music, vendors, an intercollegiate Black History Quiz Bowl, and the SANKOFA African American Museum on Wheels.