Black History Month at PMC



Thursday, February 7th | 12 pm- 2pm: National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day & Free HIV Testing. Campus Center.
Each year, almost 20,000 Blacks in America test positive for HIV. February 7 marks the 13th year for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Bridge Over Troubled Waters will provide free on-site HIV testing.

Thursday, February 7th | 8 pm: Black History Trivia Sponsored by City Year. Campus Center.
Answer trivia in teams of 5 PMC students. The top 3 teams will win prizes. This event is co-sponsored by City Year. City Year’s mission is to build democracy through citizen service, civic leadership and social entrepreneurship. Free food and prizes!

Tuesday, February 12th | 6:15 pm: Documentary film screening-“black./womyn.: conversations with lesbians of African descent.”
“black./womyn” is a documentary focusing on the lives and views of lesbians of African descent from various backgrounds. The documentary features candid interviews with black lesbian women discussing what it means to call oneself a Black lesbian today. Van leaves from ferry at 6:15pm. The documentary will be screened at the Harriet Tubman House in Boston. To attend, email Kathy by 5pm on 2/11.

Tuesday, February 19th | 8 pm: Developing a Spiritual Life. Campus Center.
Karen G. Marshall, MSW & Program Director of Education Innovation, Wheelock College’s Aspire Institute, will lead us in a discussion focused on helping us developing a spiritual life. Free pizza!

Thursday, February 21st | 8 pm: Poetry Coffee House. Campus Center.
Student poetry readings. Pastries and Hot Chocolate Bar!

Monday, February 25th - Wednesday, February 27th | 11:30 am- 1:30 pm: Writing on the Wall Project-Brick Painting
The Writing on the Wall project is a physical representation of the words, scenarios, and acts that divide people every day.

Thursday, February 28th | 1 pm: BHM Closing Ceremony. Campus Center.
Join us as we conclude BHM at PMC and tear down the Writing on the Wall.