The University of Georgia and the Franklin College celebrate Black History Month 2018 with a wide variety of programs and activities across campus. Events began on Feb. 1 and Black History Month Kickoff is at noon on Monday Feb. 5 at Tate Plaza. An extraordinary breadth of lectures, performances, screenings and discussions featuring our students as well as guests to campus punctuate the celebrations all month long. The complete listing of events and opportunities is a testament to the variety and depth of what a university is all about.
In honor of the observances and celebrations already underway, we share this section of a speech by the great James Baldwin at Cambridge University during a debate with William F. Buckley on October 26 1965.