To celebrate African American players and coaches during Black History Month 2019, the Hall will host a two-part speaker series honoring one Hall of Fame player and one Hall of Fame coach who forever impacted the game. In addition to the speaker series, The Hall will have four temporary display cases dedicated to Black History Month college football artifacts, and one of the four cases will feature Eddie Robinson artifacts.
Leaders from the City of Atlanta and alumni, leaders and students from Atlanta’s six HBCUs will gather at the Hall during Black History Month for the speaker panel events. In addition, the Hall is offering BOGO (buy one get one free) admission to all HBCU students throughout the month of February. Just say “HBCUBOGO” at the box office anytime during February. Must show valid ID.
Wednesday, 2/6: Gene Washington Documentary Screening + Q&A
*Members of the Michigan State University Alumni Association and fans are also invited to attend the documentary screening and Q&A with Gene and Maya Washington on Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Monday, 2/18: Eddie Robinson Speaker Panel
*Members of the Grambling University Alumni Association are invited to attend the Eddie Robinson speaker panel on Monday, Feb. 18. The Atlanta Grambling Alumni Association is sponsoring the event. The panel will feature speakers who will discuss to Eddie’s impact on the sport, following Eddie’s 100th birthday commemoration in Grambling the week before.