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Student and Civic Engagement

Black History Month Events

African music, dance

Date: February 5

Times: Noon in the Commons on Main Campus; 4:30pm at the Ricker Center.

What: Kuungana Drum and Dance Company will move your soul and lift your spirit with traditional and contemporary African music and dance.


Mobile in Black and White

*** Note: Multiple dates ***

What: This film takes a hard look at the ways racism continues to pervade the structures and institutions of a supposedly post-racial world. Join Delta’s Patricia Harris for an in-depth discussion after each viewing.

Where: Main campus only

Movie dates

February 12 at 2pm in S105: Part 1: Mobile in Black and White -- "Why we need to talk about Race"

February 19 at 2pm in S105: Part 2: Mobile in Black and White -- "Race in the 21st Century"

February 26 at 2pm in S105: Part 3: Mobile in Black and White -- "Racialized Structures"

March 12 at 2pm in S105: Part 4: Mobile in Black and White -- "Toward Equity"

March 19 at 2pm in S105: Part 5: Mobile in Black and White -- (Full Movie -- run length is 92 minutes)

Cost: Free

 

"Black Men Matter" Series

What: Race and Perception of Police Misconduct: Working to Build Trust – Lorenzo Pierson 

When: February 20 at 6pm at the Ricker Center

Event description: Author, Speaker and Film Producer Lorenzo Pierson will moderate panel discussions on why African Americans feel targeted by police and how to build positive relationships between the community and police.

 

Black History Game Show

What: Join your host, John Neal, for an opportunity for you and your friends to win cash and prizes while learning African American Culture and History with a “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” vibe.

When: February 24 from Noon to 1pm

Where: Student and Civic Engagement Office in A Wing.

 

“Music of the Arts” Black History Program

What: Let Delta College’s Gospel Choir - Eminent Voices inspire you through music, singing and poetry. Featuring special guest soloist Sharrie Williams and other local artists. You’re guaranteed to have a hallelujah good time!

When: February 19 at 6pm

Where: Delta College Main Campus Lecture Theater (G160)


Events are sponsored by the Delta College Department of Student and Civic Engagement, English Division, History Division, Business Services and Youth Empowerment Solutions.



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