Lansing Community College

LCC recognizes Black History Month

By Marilyn Twine

LCC Celebrates Black History Month

LCC celebrates diversity 365, but we pause with the nation this February to highlight the many accomplishments and achievements made by African Americans.

The college will host a series of events:

Divine Legacy
Feb. 14, 2024
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Interactive discussion about the history of Black Fraternities and Sororities.

Black History Chat
Feb. 21, 2024
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
An open conversation about experiencing and defying racial stereotypes in 2024.

Discover Detroit Day Trip
Feb. 23, 2024
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Discovering Detroit and celebrating Black history and culture.

Malcolm X Symposium: Expressions of African Americans and the Arts
Feb. 26, 2024
5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Tangled Roots
Feb. 27, 2024
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
A conversation on the Significance of African American Women’s Hair.

LCC Historians at the Movies
Feb. 27, 2024
2:10 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Film and discussion “Pave the Way: They Even Took the Dirt” The I-496 Project.

To learn more about each event please visit


About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College, founded in 1957, is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 14,500 students across a six-county area each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The Transfer Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from five partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit

Lansing Community College provides equal opportunity for all persons and prohibits discriminatory practices based on race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, creed, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, familial status, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or other status as protected by law, or genetic information that is unrelated to the person’s ability to perform the duties of a particular job or position or participate in educational programs, courses, services or activities offered by the College.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Officer, Washington Court Place, 309 N. Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1730; Employee Coordinator 504/ADA, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1875; Student Coordinator 504/ADA, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1885; Human Resource Manager/Employee Title IX Coordinator, Administration Building, 610 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-1879; Student Title IX Coordinator, Gannon Building, 411 N. Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933, 517-483-9632.


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