There are plenty of exciting events in the Cap Region to help celebrate the rich history of the African American community.

Here are a couple events that happen at Union College:

Wednesday, Feb. 19 and Thursday, Feb. 20: “Hijabi for a Day.” Members of the Interfaith Youth Core will distribute scarves and buttons at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 19. Participants will wear the Hijab on Feb. 20 and share their experiences at 6 p.m. Locations TBD.

6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20: WMHT Community Cinema at Union presents “The Trials of Muhammad Ali.” The program includes a screening of the documentary and a call to action discussion. Reamer Auditorium.

4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23: Heavenly Voices Gospel Choir Annual Concert, featuring performances by Union’s Gospel Choir, local churches and the Heavenly Liturgical Dance Ministry. Old Chapel.

10 a.m. to 5 pm. Tuesday, Feb. 25: The Black History 101 Mobile Museum 3M exhibit will focus on Martin Luther King Jr., Motown and Michael Jackson. Over 200 original artifacts will be on display. A multimedia presentation is scheduled for 4 p.m. Schaffer Library.

7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26: Black History Jeopardy, hosted by BSU. Unity Lounge.

5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28: “The Middle Passage” presented by Alpha Phi Alpha. This original performance explores a portion of the triangular trade where people from Africa were shipped to the New World and how it relates to the present day. Old Chapel.

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Here are a few events at Sage College :
9p - 11p Feb 18th : Screening of 42 in the Opalka Lecture Hall on the Albany Campus
1p Feb 19th: Screening of "The Loving Story"
7p Feb 20th: Journey Through Our Roots at KCC 224 Albany Campus
7p Feb 22nd RPI's Black Student Alliance Fashion Show RPI East Campus Athletic Village in Troy
6p Feb 24th : Screening Of "No Way Out" Froman 301 Campus
1p Feb 26th: Documentary and Discussion Freedom Riders Opalka - Albany
7p Feb 28th Bokandeye African American Dance Theater 7p Bush Memorial Troy campus
10p Feb 28th: The Evolution of The Hip Hop Dance Party - The Armory Albany Campus

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