Massbay Comunity College

MassBay Celebrates Black History Month

During the month of February, MassBay will be celebrating Black History Month with a number of special events.


Soul Food Wednesdays * 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. weekly

During the month of February, there will be Soul Food served in the Wellesley Cafeteria between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Soul Food is a Southern-inspired cuisine popular in African American kitchens, such as fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, collard greens, and cornbread. Soul Food will be available in Framingham on the first Wednesday of the month. A curated selection of Black Music from Blues to Hip Hop will play in the dining areas. Students are invited to play Black History Trivia at tables in the dining area to win weekly prizes. 


Celebration of Black Dance and Poetry * Thursday, Feb 22, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

A. Major Dance Company from the Roxbury Center for the Performing Arts will perform in the Library Atrium. The event will feature MassBay student and troupe member Tennyson Palmer


Black History on Display

Books by Black Authors will be on display during the month in the Library. Each week will focus on a unique theme that correlates with the MassBay's academic divisions. Check out the college's plasma screens for daily Black History Facts.