The University of Lynchburg is recognizing Black History Month in 2023 with a variety of events for students and the broader community.
Black History Month
New life for the ‘old store’: Lynchburg professor named director of Pierce Street Gateway
Dr. Ghislaine Lewis, associate professor of communication studies and co-chair of the Africana studies program, now has a leading role in a local nonprofit that’s diving deep into stories of the city’s Black citizens.
Black History Month speakers emphasize ‘History as Power’ on Feb. 24
On Thursday, Feb. 24, the University of Lynchburg will host Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz and Cheyney McKnight for a Black History Month lecture, “History as Power: Racial Reconciliation and Restorative Justice through Storytelling.”
‘Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, and Inspiring the Future’: University to celebrate MLK Week, Black History Month
The University of Lynchburg is paying tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in 2022 by honoring the past, celebrating the present, and inspiring the future.
Lecture examines Civil War-era Black, Northern families
At 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, Dr. Holly Anthony Pinheiro, an assistant professor of history at Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia, will speak about the experiences of Black families living in the North during the American Civil War.
Virtual events celebrate Black History Month 2021 at Lynchburg
The University of Lynchburg will celebrate Black History Month with more than a dozen virtual events throughout February.