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Black History Month

Feb 1st - Feb 28th, 2022

Event Happenings in Allentown

  • Join Muhlenberg College as they celebrate Black History Month with a variety of events throughout the month with the theme “A Love Letter to Blackness” this month!
    • “Proud to Be!” Poster Presentation
      ⮚ February 1st – February 28th
      ⮚ Light Lounge, Seegers Union
    • Love Letters with Lester Mayers
      ⮚ February 3rd, 6:30pm-8:00pm
      ⮚ Great Room, Seegers Union
    • Judas and the Black Messiah Film Screening
      ⮚ February 10th, 7:00pm-9:30pm
      ⮚ Events Space, Seegers Union
    • Toward Diversity: Black Experiences at Muhlenberg College, 1925-2021
      ⮚ February 15th
      ⮚ Zoom (Details to Follow)
    • A Love Letter to Blackness Gala
      ⮚ February 20th, 3:00pm-5:00pm
      ⮚ Event Space, Seegers Union
  • The Tony award-winning sensation based on Alice Walker‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (and the popular 1985 Steven Spielberg film) spotlights Celie, a downtrodden young woman whose personal awakening over the course of 40 years forms the arc of this epic story. With a joyous score featuring jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music, and blues, “The Color Purple” is a story of hope, a testament to the healing power of love, and a celebration of life. This thrilling Lehigh Valley premiere will open during Black History Month.
  • Visit the NAACP of Allentown’s Black History page to view some Black History facts along with “28 Ways to Celebrate Black History” written by Vanessa Mbonu.