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Lansing Community College Celebrates Black History Month


LANSING 1/30/12 – Lansing Community College is celebrating Black History Month with a variety of events that are open to the public. With the exception of the Soul food luncheons, all events are free. A complete list can also be found at

February 1 – Opening Ceremony - Dart Auditorium, 6 – 8 p.m.

Come join Lansing Community College for the kick-off of Black History Month 2012. The event will feature poetry readings,  a keynote address, and local recording artists Ieesha On’trel, LaNette Hester and Onnette Mitchell.

Soul Food Luncheons Every Tuesday in February, Kennedy Cafeteria (Arts and Sciences Building)  11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Hip-Hop Poetry Sessions – Every Friday in February, February 3 and 24, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Herrmann Conference Sunroom; February 10 and 17 in Arts & Sciences, Room 375, Noon – 1 p.m.

February 7 – Jazz with Tia Imai Hanna – Dart Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

February 8 - Health Fair - Gannon Building, 2nd Floor Lobby, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

An annual event highlighting disease prevention and health promotion. In addition to providing health education, the Health Fair will offer a variety of health screenings.    For more information, contact Dr. Ivy Collins-Tagger at or download a flyer at

Movie Festival – February 6, 15, 22 and 27  – Abel Sykes Building (TLC) Room 127

February 6 Celebration of the ANC 100th Anniversary–Amandla 7-9 p.m.                                                               

February 15 El Hajj Malik El Shabazz Academy Noon-1:30 p.m.

February 22       Motherland 4-5:30 p.m.  

February 27 500 Years- African Diaspora Issues 7 – 9 p.m.           

February 28 – Closing Celebration – Dart Auditorium, 6-8 p.m.

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