Lansing Community College

Celebrate Black History Month with LCC

Yellow, red and green geometric shapes with words LCC Celebrates Black History Month

You’re invited! Events are hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Cesar Chavez Learning Center, the Black History Awareness Committee, LCC Historians at the Movies and the Historical Society of Greater Lansing.


Divine Legacy
Noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14

Learn about Black fraternity and sorority life from members of historically black organizations.

Black History Chat
Noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21

Join us for an open conversation about experiencing and defying racial stereotypes in 2024.

Discover Detroit Day Trip

8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23

Enjoy the rich history Detroit has to offer with a day trip including a visit to the Motown Museum and the Charles H. Wright Museum. Registration opens to students at on Feb. 12.

Malcolm X Symposium: Expressions of African Americans and the Arts
6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26

Mimes, monologues, dance, drama, arts, poetry and more!

Tangled Roots: A Conversation on the Significance of African American Women’s Hair

Noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27

Join us for an opportunity to explore the rich history and cultural significance of African American women’s hair.

Film & Discussion: “Pave the Way: They Even Took the Dirt”
2:10-4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27

In the 1960s, construction of I-496 in Lansing devastated the heart of a thriving Black neighborhood and business community, tearing down homes and shops, turning once active streets into dead-ends. Through interviews and footage, this hour-long documentary explores what happened and its impact.

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