All month long
Black History in America, A local look at a national movement – Special Exhibit in the TC Palmer Memorial Library
Mon-Thurs 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Celebration events at a glance
- Free Rhythm & Ragtime preview concert
- Black History Quiz Bowl
- Tribute to Scott Joplin TSO concert
- Super Sunday – Texarkana Ministerial Alliance
- Annual Black History Month Parade
- Black History Month Keynote Speaker
- TC Black History Month Celebration
Thursday, February 2
11:00 a.m. Texarkana College Humanities Music Hall
Join in a free preview concert of Rhythm & Ragtime celebrating the music of Scott Joplin. Featuring guest artists Candice Taylor, vocalist, and Scott Kirby, pianist.
Saturday, February 4
7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Dan Haskins Student Center – TISD
TC Black Student Association competes in the Benjamin Dennis Black History Quiz Bowl
7:30 p.m., Perot Theatre
Tribute to Scott Joplin Concert. Texarkana Symphony Orchestra with TC Music Instructor – Marc Andre Bougie, Conducting
Tickets available for purchase online, at the Perot Box Office, or call 903-792-4992.
Sunday, February 12
Super Sunday – Texarkana Ministerial Alliance
Representatives from Texarkana College, Texas A&M University-Texarkana, and University of Arkansas Community College-Texarkana visit with local African American churches during Sunday Morning worship services to tell about educational opportunities.
Saturday, February 18
10 a.m. – Downtown Texarkana parade route
TC Black Student Association will participate in the Annual Black History Month Parade sponsored by the Twin City Black History Committee.
Thursday, February 23
12:30 p.m. – TC CASA presents Larry Jefferson, Mall of America’s First Black Santa Claus
Join us in the TC Business & Computer Technology Levi Hall Conference room for the TC CASA presentation of the keynote speaker. Open to students and the community. Lunch available.
Tuesday, February 28
11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Black History Month Celebration
Join TC and the Texarkana Community Journal as they present the free Black History Month Celebration featuring entertainment by nationally acclaimed comedian Derrick Keener and local voice sensation, Stephanie Casteel-Terry.
Additional entertainment provided by the following:
- Arkansas Union Elementary Step TEam
- TISD Jazz Band
- Pleasant Grove Star Steppers
- Civic, Greek & Student Organizations
- Specialty food available from TC Bistro & K’s Catering
- and more!