KCC to celebrate Black History Month with several community events in February

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Kellogg Community College is celebrating Black History Month in February with eight community events focused on the African-American experience.

All Black History Month events at KCC will be open to the public and take place on KCC’s campus at 450 North Ave. in Battle Creek. Events include:

  • Live Band Performance: Minor Element
    11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1
    Student Center
    Free
  • Hymn & Spiritual Sing-Along
    4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5
    Binda Performing Arts Center
    Free
  • Lunch and Learn: Students Speak – Share the Student Experience
    With KCC Manager of Recruitment and Student Outreach Roderick Simmons
    Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7
    Kellogg Room
    Free
  • Trip to Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History
    10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10
    Detroit (transportation provided to and from campus)
    $10 KCC students, $20 non-students
    RSVP in Student Life
  • Soul Food Luncheon
    11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16
    Kellogg Room
    $10 KCC students and staff, $15 community members
    Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance in Student Life
  • Lunch and Learn: Unapologetically Black
    With KCC Center for Diversity and Innovation Executive Assistant Timeaka Reese
    Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21
    LRC Spring Lake Room (in the KCC library)
    Free
  • The Legacy of Sojourner Truth by Dr. Daisy Century
    A historical theatre re-enactment
    6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23
    Davidson Auditorium
    Free
  • Lunch and Learn: Black Women Voices – Creating the Future
    With KCC English Professor Ron Davis
    Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28
    Kellogg Room
    Free

For more information about Black History Month events at KCC, contact Student Life Manager Drew Hutchinson at 269-965-3931 ext. 2600 or hutchinsond@kellogg.edu.

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