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Black History Month 2022
February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
28 Days of Mobile Black History Facts Presented in Collaboration with the ACCEL Academy.
Browse a showcase of drawings displayed for our Seniors at the Connie Hudson Center Art Gallery. Mon-Fri, 8a-6p all month.
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.
FROM THE ROUGH
Dr. Catana Starks made history as the first woman and the first African American woman to coach a men’s college golf team.
JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH
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.
THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS
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.
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.