Spotlights Ballroom History Celebration - Black History Month Panel & Honors

Spotlights Ballroom History Celebration - Black History Month Panel & Honors

Contact: Dr. Samantha Rosenthal, rosenthal@roanoke.edu

President Brenda Hale of the Roanoke Branch of the NAACP, The House of Expression, and the Southwest Virginia LGBTQ+ History Project Celebrates Black History Month Spotlights on Ballroom History 2022.

Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 

Time: 7:00 pm on Zoom; also streamed via Facebook Live, Instagram TV, YouTube

Sponsored by: President Brenda Hale of the Roanoke Branch of the NAACP, The House of Expression, Southwest Virginia LGBTQ+ History Project, The Roanoke Diversity Center, The Roanoke College Center for Studying Structures of Race, and Avant-Garde Entertainment

Hosted by: The House of Expression and The Roanoke Diversity Center (Location On-site At the RDC)

Moderator: Historian and Author Dr. Samantha Rosenthal, Founder of the Southwest Virginia LGBTQ+ History Project

Special Guest Speakers: President Brenda Hale of the Roanoke Branch of the NAACP and Wolfgang Onmi Bush, Legendary Filmmaker, How do I Look

Coordinator: Ballroom Ambassador The Icon Monet Dior Ebony

Event Length: Intentionally at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm consisting of Brief Ballroom History Introduction, Ballroom Panel Introduction By Moderator, 7 minute Q & A with each Panel Member Individually to Grasp a concept and knowledge of their Ballroom Career and Historically Existence in the Community. Oral Presentation given by Brenda Hale, President of the Roanoke Branch of the NAACP