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“The Souls of Black Folks…His Story, Her Story, Your
Story, Our Story” is theme for Black History Month 2007
Souls of Black Folks…His Story, Her Story, Your Story, Our Story,” will
serve as the theme for Arkansas State University’s recognition and
celebration of February as Black History Month. February at ASU will
feature various activities that are designed to celebrate and reflect
upon Black history. These activities include both ASU and its
(UPDATE -- Soul Food Dinner has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb.
15, from 5-7 p.m. at the ASU Armory.)
2nd annual “Food for the Soul” Soul Food Dinner kicks off the
month’s activities on Thursday, Feb. 1, at 5-7 p.m. at the ASU Armory,
1915 Aggie Road. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and
the Strong-Turner Alumni Chapter of the ASU Alumni Association, the
dinner will include classic soul food items like fried chicken,
black-eyed peas, and okra. The dinner’s guest speaker is Pastor Brandon
Walker of St. John Missionary Baptist Church, and guest soloist LaToya
Carthon of Osceola will perform.
The keynote address of the ASU celebration features Derek
Greenfield on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. in the Student Union
Auditorium. Other events throughout the month include a fashion show, a
quiz bowl program, a choir performance, a performance by an African
dance troupe, technology seminars, and more.
Friday, Feb. 9, marks the 2nd annual All Black Affair, sponsored by the
Black Student Association. Singles and couples are invited to don their
finest all-black attire and enjoy an evening of live music, food, and
fellowship. The African-American Faculty/Staff member of the year will
be announced. Tickets are $10 for singles and $15 for couples and may be
purchased from any member of the Black Student Association.
From Monday, Feb. 12-Friday, Feb. 16, ASU Technology Services will
sponsor Black Family Technology Awareness Week at noon each day in the
Student Union Center Court.
For a complete calendar of
http://studentlife.astate.edu/multiculturalaffairs.htm or contact
Jerrod O. Lockhart at (870) 972-2055 or