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Black History Month 2022
February 2, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us for 28 Days of Black Life, History and Culture!
Daily: 28 Days of Mobile Black History Facts Presented in Collaboration with the ACCEL Academy.
Weekly: Browse a showcase of drawings displayed for our Seniors at the Connie Hudson Center Art Gallery. Mon-Fri, 8a-6p all month.
Every Wednesday: Enjoy a Movie Series with Panel Discussions every Wednesday! All movies are shown at James Seals Community Center. Movies will be followed by a panel discussion curated by Dr. Raoul Richardson. Limited capacity.
2/2 FROM THE ROUGH PG Dr. Catana Starks made history as the first woman and the first African American woman to coach a men’s college golf team.
2/9 JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH R Offered a plea deal by the FBI, William O’Neal infiltrates the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party to gather intelligence on Chairman Fred Hampton.
2/16 THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS TV-MA An African-American woman becomes an unwitting pioneer for medical breakthroughs when her cells are used to create the first immortal human cell line in the early 1950s.
2/23 42 PG-13 In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process.
2/23, 6-9pm Special Market to accompany the Movie Night at James Seals Community Center! Enjoy food trucks, music, a black owned business market and more to wrap up Black History Month!