For Black History Month, the NAACP Digital Media team has composed a list of events to commemorate our history.
NAACP will feature daily #BHM2015 historical posts on Facebook and Twitter, focusing on women who have made great contributions to society. You are encouraged to share the daily posts on your social media.
A tribute cover photo on Facebook during black history month will feature the faces of historical women figures.
- #AskCWB: During February, Instagram users are to submit a 15 second video using the hashtag #AskCWB, NAACP President/CEO Brooks will answer questions with a response video on Instagram.
NAACPConnect Google Hangout on Air Schedule:
Feb. 3, 4pm ET - Image Awards - Artists and Activism Google Hangout on Air featuring MC Lyte: Legendary artist, activist and philanthropist MC Lyte joins us to discuss the importance of artists taking part in activism. Also joining the conversation will be Michelle Nealy (Hope Scholarship) and Nicole Kenney.
The 46th NAACP Image Awards airs live, Feb. 6 8pm ET on TV One. For more information, click here.
Feb. 17, 8pm ET--Beyond the Hashtag: Next Moves for Action Google Hangout on Air: Jazminique Holley, St. Louis NAACP college chapter leader will be discussing local college student work in Ferguson, Shekira Dennis from Houston Justice will discuss her action with their grand jury project. Shaun King from Daily Kos is joining us to provide insight and importance of digital activism. Sammie Dow, NAACP Director of Youth College Division is hosting.
- Feb 24, 8pm ET--The Movement: Sounds of Revolution Google Hangout on Air: Kevin P. Turner, Univ. of Alabama-Birmingham music professor will be breaking down the history of religion and art’s part in the Civil Rights Movement. ACT-SO musicians/poets are also taking part, reciting original and historical literature. ACT-SO National Director, Larry Brown Jr. will be hosting.
Washington, DC area #InstaMeet--#NAACPMeet:
- Feb. 28 1pm #NAACPMeet: Meet on the final day of Black History Month at a historical Black history site in Washington, DC. To RSVP, click here.
Contact your local NAACP branch or chapter for events in your area.