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Black History Month at LCC

February is Black History Month

The Golden Jubilee of The Civil Rights Act

Join Lansing Community College as we celebrate Black History Month with events throughout February to include music, a film festival, health fair, author visits, book readings and more. All events are FREE! Check out the events tab to learn more.

The opening ceremony kick off for Black History Month 2014 is January 30th from 5:30-7pm at Dart Auditorium. Join us!

February is Black History Month

Black History Month 2014
The Golden Jubilee of the Civil Rights Act

Black History Month 2014 Events:

JANUARY 30, 2014 - BLACK HISTORY MONTH OPENING CEREMONY - 5:30-7PM DART AUDITORIUM

FEBRUARY 2, 2014 - JAZZ CONCERT - 4pm Dart Auditorium

  • The Giants of Jazz Saxophone - Jazz classics by John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon and more. Featuring guest artist Tom Jones with the LCC Faculty Jazz Quartet (Dennis Therrian, Jon Gewirtz, Ed Fedewa, Mike Daniels) Free!

FEBRUARY 5, 2014 - 10AM-3PM - Gannon 3rd floor

  • Health Fair - Community Health Agencies conduct Health Screenings, promotion of positive health habits; provide healthy Resources, Promote Health Education

FEBRUARY 7, 2014 - BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM - Visit Ferris State University Jim Crow Museum - To sign up visit Student Life in the Continental Building

FEBRUARY 11, 2014 - Film Festival - 10am-4pm Library Room 224, 4-8pm A&S112

FEBRUARY 12, 2014 - Film Festival - 9am-8pm HHS007

The Golden Jubilee of the Civil Rights Act

  • Videos
  • Civil Rights and Black Power - The Two Nations of Black America - 1998
  • Civil Rights and other Minorities - A Struggle for Educational Equality - 2000
  • Citizen King - 2004
  • Obama and Civil Rights - Change has come to America - 2009

FEBRUARY 17, 2014 - FROM MARCUS GARVEY TO MALCOLM X - 6-8pm A&S112

  • Historical impact of Marcus Garvey Pan-Africanism to the Pan-Africanism of Malcolm X with people locally who knew Africa, A Black Power supporter and current Pan African issues

FEBRUARY 17, 2014 - HARRIET TUBMAN - 12:10-1:00pm and 4:10-5pm - Library TLC 3rd Floor

  • Watch Harriet Tubman come to life as you become part of the presentation "A Conversation with Harriet Tubman".

FEBRUARY 18, 2014 - HARRIET TUBMAN - 10am Dart Auditorium

  • "A Conversation with Harriet Tubman" was written by Myxy as part of a grant from Lockheed Martin and the Lincoln Center for Education. The performance has been seen by thousands of individuals over the past 8 years, including LCC in 2013, with performances in states such as Up State New York, Washington DC, Myxy's home town of Rockymount Virginia. "A Conversation with Harriet Tubman" provides a historical and intimate look into the life and the woman, Harriet Tubman. You will be drawn in and captivated as you sit and travel back in time to hear Harriet's story and the challenges, successes and decisions she made along the way. We encourage you to learn more about this amazing woman and greatly enjoy this unique and captivating performance.

FEBRUARY 20, 2014 A TASTE OF HISTORY - CONVERSATIONS PROGRAM - 11am-2pm Library 3rd Floor

  • Taste of History/Conversation (Accidental Racist)

FEBRUARY 21, 2014 - BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM - 12-2pm HHS 007

  • Martine Courant Rife - Title of Presentation "The Construction of Race in the Family Photo Narrative" and Teresa Purvis - African American Children's Literature

FEBRUARY 25, 2014 - BOOK DISCUSSION - The Help by Kathryn Stockett - 12:15-1pm TLC 224 (inside the Library)

  • Join the Library in reading The Help by Kathryn Stockett, discuss the themes, and celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Civil Rights Act. All participants will receive a free copy of The Help.
    Advanced registration is required.

FEBRUARY 28, 2014 - BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM - Visit to African American Museum of History - Detroit - To sign up visit Student Life in the Continental Building

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Phone: (517) 483-1285
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