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10 a.m. – Noon “The Continuing Legacy of Pan-African Resistance.” Levy Center,
300 Dodge Ave.
3 p.m.“Alice’s Ordinary People.”
Family Focus Theater, 2010 Dewey Ave. Viewers can spend the afternoon with
Alice Tregay, an Evanston native known
for her commitment as a longtime civil rights and voter registration activist, and see her documentary about ordinary
people who made things happen. Filmed
by Craig Dudnick.
4 p.m. Celebration of African American Spirituals. Family Focus Theater, 2010 Dewey Ave. Spirituals not only expressed the hopes of generations of enslaved African Americans for hundreds of years in the United States, they also provided inspiration for and gave voice to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Reception will follow in Norwood Hall, lower level.
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host “My Black is Beautiful – a conversation on the relevance, power and image of the African American girl.” The presentation will feature Kimberly D. Brown, Ph.D., director of The Blackberry Preserve: Counsel on Historical Interpretation, Cultural Relevancy and Marketing. Family Focus Theater at 2010 Dewey Ave.
6 p.m. African American Youth Achievement Awards. Reception in second-floor Terrace room before the 7 p.m. ceremony in the third-floor Upstairs Theatre. Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Ave.