Ashland Community and Technical College will commemorate February as Black History Month with programs on the theme of Voices from the Past to the Future.
These programs illustrate the influence of African Americans on our society and culture and are supported by ACTC and a number of community partners, including the Boyd amp; Greenup Branch of the NAACP, City of Ashland Human Rights Commission, Highlands Museum amp; Discovery Center, United Communities to Advance Our Neighborhoods, Inc., and members of the medical community.
The programs are Reverend Newton Bush: Freedom at a Terrible Price on February 7 at 12 noon at ACTC, A Night at the Apollo on February 15 at 7:00 p.m. at ACTC, and Gospel Night on February 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Highlands Museum amp; Discovery Center.
Also in February is the ACTC Super Sunday college fair, a Kentucky Community and Technical College System initiative to increase the college-going rate of African-American students. The fair is on February 24 at 3:00 p.m. at Christ Temple Church in Ashland. The fair is free and open to the public.
All programs are free and open to the public.