Larry Pinkney participated in a speaker’s forum entitled ‘The Next Ten Years: A Futurist View of Political Black America’ at Macalester College on February 26, 1985. The event was part of the Black History Month Celebration and was sponsored by the Black Liberation Affairs Committee (B.L.A.C.) and Speakers & Symposia.

Contents of a poster for the Black History Month Celebration series of events (image below):

Macalester College – B.L.A.C.


Looking at where we’ve been to see where we’re going

FEBRUARY 4-8 ART EXHIBIT, SIDNEY COLEMAN, artist, with reprints by JOHN WILSON. Old Main, second floor, 8:30-4:30
7 FOLKSINGER, TOSHI REAGAN, Cochran Lounge, 8:00 (co-sponsored with Macalester Women’s Collective)
12 SPEAKER, RONALD WOLFOLK, Dean of Students, University of Illinois. South Room of the Student Union, 7:30
13 MOVIE “THE WIZ”, Olin Auditorium, 7:30, 10:00, and 12:00
14 SPEAKER, DR. JAMES OLIVER HORTON, Professor of History, George Washington University
15 GOSPEL EXTRAVAGANZA, featuring “SPIRIT”, Weyerhaeuser Chapel, 7:00
16 VALENTINE’S DAY PARTY, 30 Macalester, 9:00-1:00
19 SPEAKER, ALLEN ISSACMAN, Professor of History, University of Minnesota. Weyerhaeuser Chapel, 7:30
20 MOVIE “RAGTIMES”, Olin Auditorium, 7:30, 10:00, and 12:00
21 SPEAKER, HONORABLE WALTER FAUNTROY [BLACKED OUT AREA] University, Weyerhaueuser Chapel, 7:30
22 SEMI-FORMAL DANCE, featuring THE AMUSEMENT PARK BAND. Cochran Lounge, 9:00-1:00
23 CULTURAL (TALENT) SHOW, Janet Wallace Concert Hall, 7:00
26 SPEAKER’S FORUM, ANITA GAY, SPIKE MOSS, LARRY PINCKLEY (sic – PINKNEY handwirtten above misspelling), VICTOR PROPES, and PROFESSOR MAHMOUD EL-KATI. Weyerhaeuser Chapel, 7:30
28 SPEAKER, JOHN BROWN CHILDS, Associate Professor of Black Studies and Anthropology, Amherst College

All activities will be held on the Macalester College Campus

Poster of the 1985 Macalester College Black History Month Celebration



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