Linfield to celebrate Black Brilliance in honor of Black History Month

Linfield has planned several events throughout February to celebrate Black Brilliance during Black History Month. 

Linfield will hold book discussion, concert and film screening among other events. Information  follows: 

  • “THE FIRE IS UPON US” DISCUSSION: Political science professor Nick Buccola will discuss his book, “The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America” with President Miles K. Davis on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 5:30 p.m. in the Fred Meyer Lounge located in Riley Hall at Linfield.  
  • WINEMAKER CONVERSATION & CONCERT: Local winemakers Bertony Faustin, Jarod Sleet and Linfield’s entrepreneur-in-residence Marcus Johnson of FLO wine brands will host a soiree on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m. in Jonasson at Linfield. The soiree will be followed by a conversation with music interlude with Marcus Johnson in the Ice Auditorium, Melrose Hall at Linfield. 
  • FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION: Entrepreneur and movie producer BK Fulton will show his film, “1 Angry Black Man,” on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ice Auditorium, Melrose Hall at Linfield. 

The wine conversation and concert is free for Linfield students, facultystaff and their plus one. For others, general admission is $10. The other events are free and open to the public. Information on all other February events can be found here: