Bethel Black History Committee (BBHC)

The Bethel Black History Committee (BBHC) mission is to provide the Bethel congregation opportunities to enhance their knowledge and understanding of African American history, culture and the contributions to the growth and development of America and the world.

Embracing the Black History Month national theme each year by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) and in collaboration with Bethel Church School and other Bethel boards and auxiliaries, the Bethel Black History Committee offers programs and activities recognizing African American history year-round.

• African American History Tours
• The Honorable Robert Mecham Lecture Series
• Art Show and Writer’s Exhibition
• The Taste of the African Diaspora
• Bethel Children’s Fashion Show
• Family Trivia/Games and Movie Night@Bethel
• Black History Brain Bowl
• Black History Month Newsletter
• Poster and Table Displays

Community partnership with the Tallahassee Community Remembrance Project (TCRP) and Equal Justice Initiative (EJI)

• Soil Collection
• Leon County Lynching Marker
• Racial Justice Essay Contest

For additional information on Black History Committee programs, contact Kenneth Austin at .