ASU's National Center to Discuss the Origins and Evolution of Black History Month

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By ASU News Services

The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African American Culture at Alabama State University will celebrate Black History Month with a virtual program titled “The Origins and Evolution of Black History Month.”

The program, held in collaboration with the ASU Student Government Association, and the Harper Councill Trenholm Branch of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History, will be held February 25, at 5:30 p.m. CST on Facebook Live (@CivilRightsCenter) and on YouTube Premiere.

This collaborative event discusses the origins of Black History Month with Carter G. Woodson and its association with Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. The program also will look at how the celebration expanded from a week to the entire month of February and how it has been commemorated at ASU.

For more information, contact Destiny Williams at 334-229-6888 or email: