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Black History Month…

SAC celebrates Black History Month and African Americans in Times of War.
Black History Month 2018

Black History Month 2018 at SAC

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San Antonio College Celebrates Black History Month 2018  

The theme for this year's commemoration is

"African Americans in Times of War"     

A student essay contest will be held as part of Black History Month. First place is a prize of $400, second place is $300, and third place is $200. Visit to go to the OrgSync homepage. Sign in with your ACES ID and download a Word document with the complete rules for submitting an essay.


Tuesday, Feb. 6  

Opening Ceremony  

A Panel Discussion featuring:

  • Billy Gordon, President of the Bexar County Buffalo Soldiers
  • Turner McGarity, Vietnam War Veteran
  • Rick Sinkfield, President of the San Antonio Chapter - Tuskegee Airmen
  • Ethel Singleton, Lt. Col. US Airforce (retired)
  • Tracey Yeomans, Women Veterans of San Antonio
  • James Bynum, World War II Veteran

10:50 a.m. - 12: 05 p.m.
NAHC 218


Thursday, Feb. 8  

Open Mic Poetry
With poets Paul Wilkinson & Tasha Green
Door prizes will be awarded to student participants
11 a.m. - noon
LSC The Round


African American/Black Sign Language & Deaf Support Services
A Panel Discussion hosted by the American Sign Language Department
7 - 9 p.m.
NTC 120 A & B


Tuesday, Feb. 13  

Taste of Caribbean
Enjoy the music and cuisine of the Caribbean
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
LSC Fiesta Room


Wednesday, Feb. 14  

The Dating Game
11 a.m. - noon
LSC the Round


Thursday, Feb. 22  

African American Read-in
Dr. Isaac Hampton, Fort Sam Houston Military Historian
Plus Announcement of BHM Student Essay Scholarship Winners
1:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.
Library Performance Area - MLC 4 th  floor


Wednesday, Feb. 28  

African Festival
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Featuring T- Bow Gonzalez, drumming
Deidre La Cour, dancing
11 a.m. - noon

Capoeira Luanda
Noon - 1:15 p.m.
LSC Fiesta Room


For more information, contact Barbara Knotts at 210-486-0593.