Each February, America celebrates Black History Month.The African American Student Union (AASU) is preparing for the annual Vol State Soul Food Luncheon. The purpose is to acknowledge the contributions of African Americans to U.S. History.The members of the AASU, will share a presentation titled We Are the Dream.
As President of the AASU, Chanel Alford is busy putting the finishing touches in place.“Students, faculty, and staff will be there and basically everyone is welcome," said Alford. "We are really looking forward to this and want it to go well, since it is our first year without our founder, Dr. Monique Wright.We have a cool presentation about Don Cornelius.He not only contributed to black music, but also to music in general.Soul Train came out way before MTV and VH1."
The presentation and luncheon will be held on Wednesday, February 16, 2012 at 12:30 PM in the Wood Campus Center in the Carpeted Dining Room.If you would like to donate a dish or volunteer to serve please contact Alford at firstname.lastname@example.org. Feel free to visit the Vol State AASU Facebook page.