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Lansing Community College hosts virtual events to raise awareness of black history

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LANSING, Michigan (WILX) – Lansing Community College is hosting virtual events in honor of Black History Month throughout February.

As stated on the website, this year’s theme is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity”.

Here are some of those events:

The LCC’s Black History Awareness Committee presents | Malcolm X Symposium

The event will take place on Tuesday, February 16 at 6 p.m. Speakers include Dr. Willie Davis, Alice Thompson, Jonathon Rosewood and Barb Clauser. They will talk about topical issues related to the Black Experience.

Courageous Conversations ~ Dr. Tonya Bailey ~ Racial Healing Part II

Talks on diversity and inclusion will take place on Thursday, February 18 at 1 p.m. The guest speakers are The Learners’ Group:

  • Rodney Patterson, CEO
  • Dr. Lisa Summerour, operations manager
  • Dr. Brent Bilodeau, VP College and University Relations
  • Anthony Chavez, VP of Learning Systems and Agriculture

We overcome

“We Shall Overcome” is a humanities program devoted to the arts. Poems, interviews and video essays with spoken words are presented.

The event will be broadcast live on February 22nd at 4 p.m.

Soul food on Fridays

Soul Food Fridays will teach people about the cuisines that are strongly associated with Black American culture. Participants can also find out about historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The event will take place on Friday, February 26th at 12 noon

Click here to register and learn more about all events.

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