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Black History Month at LCC

February is Black History Month

A Century of black life, history and culture

Opening Ceremony Kick-Off
January 30, 2015
Refreshments - 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Ceremony - 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Dart Auditorium

Lansing Community College invites you to celebrate Black History Month with events happening the entire month of February. Join us for a health fair, music, a business expo, a field trip to WRIGHT Museum of African American History, book discussions and more. All events are FREE. For times and dates click on the events tab above.

Black History Month 2015 Events:

A Century of Black Life, History and Culture


Opening Ceremony Kick-Off
January 30, 2015
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Dart Auditorium

Welcome - Master Of Ceremony - Robin Smith Board of Trustees Lansing Community College
African American National Anthem - New Life International Church Choir
Special Presentation - El Hajj Malik el Shabazz Academy African Dance and Drumming
Musical Selection - "I Know Where I've Been" Tigi Habtemariam Lansing Community College Alumnae
Special Presentation - Joshua Moore Mime Company Lansing Community College Student
Keynote Speaker Introduction - Robin Smith Board of Trustees Lansing Community College
Keynote Speaker - Dr. David Pilgrim Founder and Curator of the Jim Crow Museum at Ferris State University
Closing Remarks - BHM Planning Committee

Community Health Fair
Wed. Feb. 4, 2015
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Gannon Building 3rd floor

Jazz Concert "Thornetta Sings The Blues"
The LCC Faculty Jazz Quartet celebrates Black History Month 2015
Featuring Dennis Therrian (piano), Jon Gewirtz (saxophone), Ed Fedewa (bass), Mike Daniels (drums) and special guest, Thornetta Davis
February 8, 2015
2 p.m.
Dart Auditorium

Difficult Dialog Series "The N Word"
February 11, 2015
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Gannon Building 2nd floor in the Centre (behind Campus Resource)

Black Business Expo (tentative)
Wed. Feb. 18, 2014
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Gannon Building 3rd Floor

MALCOLM X: CIVIL RIGHTS AND BLACK POWER Workshop
February 19, 2015
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location TBD

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Field Trip to Detroit Michigan
February 20, 2015
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact Student Life for more information

Book Discussion "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
February 24, 2015
12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Library 2nd floor TLC 224

Taste of History "Men of Color Initiative and Workshop"
Speaker and Conversation Piece
February 26, 2015
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Library 3rd floor

Student Life and Leadership at Lansing Community College

Student Life Office
Gannon Building, Room 252.04
Phone: (517) 483-1285
Additional contact information »

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