January 30 – February 4
Taste of the Black Diaspora
February 1, 2017
6 – 9 p.m.
Celebrate the diaspora of Black people through food, art, music and self-expression. Sample the delicious variety of foods and beverages. Enjoy dance, spoken word and step performances from students. Stay until the end for the live DJ and dance segment. Black Student Achievement invites everyone to attend dressed in your cultural attire or headdress. African, European, Asian, Caribbean, North and South American, Canadian…everyone is welcome! Sponsored by Black Student Achievement
Revolutionary Images: Graphic Novel Discussion of Black Panther
Thursday, February 2, 2017
12:15 – 1 p.m.
Multicultural Center Lounge, Student Center East, Suite 206
How can a graphic novel help us think about our world? What can graphic novels tell us about ourselves? Can graphic novels help us imagine new possibilities for our world? Join us on Thursdays in February for a discussion of multiculturalism, diversity and social justice in Ta-Nehisi Coates graphic novel, Black Panther: A Nation Under our Feet Book 1. Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics: An Invisible Art will also be used as an aide throughout the series. All are welcome (regardless if you have read the comic already), but pre-reading is encouraged.
The Black Mecca Unveiled Reception
February 2, 2017
5 – 6 p.m.
Art Gallery, Student Center East, Third floor
Join Spotlight Programs Board and the Black Student Achievement as open the art gallery exploring Black history through the benchmark events of Atlanta history from 1920s until present day. The gallery will be open until the end of the month so if you aren’t able to join us at this time, feel free to stop in and take a peek during regular building hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 12 – 9 p.m.
Spotlight CineFest Featured Movie: Moonlight
February 1-3, 2017
1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
A young man deals with his dysfunctional home life and comes of age in Miami during the “War on Drugs” era. The story of his struggle to find himself is told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain and beauty of falling in love while grappling with his own sexuality.
Atlanta campus students: Free; Perimeter students:$3 and Faculty and staff: $5.
Black Lives Matter Fashion Show
February 4, 2017
5 – 8 p.m.
Student Center East, Ballroom
Join the Real Models of Georgia State & Self for a fashion show to celebrate Black History Month. Sponsored by Real Models of Georgia State and Self.