Guilford College kicks off Black History Month

NCA&T Cold Steel Drumline perform at the Black History Month in Dana Auditorium on Feb. 6, 2019. This event started a month’s worth of events and activities planned for Guilford students, faculty and staff as well as the Greensboro Community.//Photo By: Abigail Bekele/The Guilfordian

On Feb. 6, Guilford College began the month with the Black History Kickoff event in Dana Auditorium that featured the North Carolina A&T State drumline and was followed by a discussion entitled “Am I Black Enough?” in King Hall.

The month ahead is filled with events dedicated to Black History Month celebration. There are spirit week events from Feb. 10-16. On the first spirit day, Feb. 11, is dedicated to wearing black cultural attire. On Feb. 13, the community is urged to wear all black and on Feb. 15, people are asked to represent their favorite decade.

On Feb. 19, guest speaker Dr. J Drew Lanham, an African American Ecologist comes in for a presentation in the Carnegie Room at 7 p.m. The Black Student Union hosts a kickback discussion on mental health on Feb. 20.