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
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)
"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.