Lansing Community College Celebrates Black History Month
January 24, 2015
Lansing, MICH – Lansing Community College is celebrating Black History Month with a variety of events that are free and open to the public. The complete event list can be found below and online at lcc.edu/blackhistorymonth.
A reception honoring notable people in the greater Lansing community and the college, with entertainment, fellowship and special keynote speaker Dr. David Pilgrim, Founder and Curator of the Jim Crow Museum – a 5,000 piece collection of racist artifacts located at Ferris State University.
Community Health Fair
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Gannon Building, 3rd floor
Jazz Concert "Thornetta Sings the Blues"
The LCC Faculty Jazz Quartet features Dennis Therrian (piano), Jon Gewirtz (saxophone), Ed Fedewa (bass), Mike Daniels (drums) and special guest, Thornetta Davis
Difficult Dialog Series "The N Word"
Gannon Building, 2nd floor in the Centre for Engaged Inclusion
Black Business Expo
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Gannon Building, 3rd Floor
MALCOLM X: CIVIL RIGHTS AND BLACK POWER Workshop
6 - 8 p.m.
Gannon Building 3rd Floor
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (Field Trip to Detroit)
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact Student Life for more information at 517-483-1285
Book Discussion "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
12:15 - 1 p.m.
LCC Library, 2nd floor
Taste of History "Men of Color Initiative and Workshop"
Speaker and Conversation Piece
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
LCC Library, 3rd floor
About Lansing Community College
Lansing Community College is Michigan's third largest community college with approximately 20,000 students attending 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 University Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from six partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit lcc.edu.