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Celebrate Black History Month at Wright College!

Wright College is excited to offer a robust calendar of events and activities celebrating Black History Month!  Thanks to the committee of faculty and staff members who contributed their time and creativity in developing the program and supporting Wright College’s commitment to diversity: Marnita Bryant, Aasha FrancisKathleen Ordinario, Michael Petersen, David PotashNicole ReavesAngela Williams, and Reina Williams.

Printable versions of the calendar are available online:

 

Thursday, February 4

  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm/ Rosa Parks Birthday Celebration. Birthday cake will be served! (Science Bldg)

Wednesday, February 10

  • 11:00 am – 12:20 pm/ African-American Poetry Reading and Discussion,Great Books Club (Wright in Your Corner Student Center, Room S-100)
  • 12:30 – 1:30 pm/ “Why America Needs a Slave Museum,” Movie Clip and Discussion (Wright in Your Corner Student Center, Room S-100)

Tuesday, February 16

  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm/ Book Discussion, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Wright/Humboldt Park, Room 307, 1645 North California Ave, Chicago)
  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm/ “Mental Health and Black Identity,” presented by Dr. Rebecca Hubbard (Wright in Your Corner Student Center, Room S-100)

Wednesday, February 17

  • 2:30 – 4:30 pm/ Black Lives Matter Open Discussion (Wright in Your Corner Student Center, Room S-100)

Thursday, February 18

  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm/ Book Discussion, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Library, 2nd floor of Learning Resource Center)

Monday, February 22, 2016

  • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm/ Mental Health Fair (Campus Center)
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm/ Book Discussion, Concrete Park Volume II: R-E-S-P-E-C-T (Wright/Humboldt Park, Room 307, 1645 North California Ave, Chicago)

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

  • 11:00 am/ Art of Interviewing Workshop and Dress for Success/Tying to the Top with Joe Reaves (Career Planning and Placement Center, Room S-128)
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm/ Book Discussion, Concrete Park Volume II: R-E-S-P-E-C-T (Library, 2nd floor of Learning Resource Center)
  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm/ Paint and Pour with Professor Johannah Silva (Science Building, Faculty Dining Room) Please RSVP with Reina Williams, rwilliams341@ccc.edu, 773-481-8511
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm/ Book Discussion, Native Son (Wright/Humboldt Park, Room 307, 1645 North California Ave, Chicago)

Wednesday, February 24

  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm/ Book Discussion, Native Son (Library, 2nd floor of Learning Resource Center)
  • 12:00 – 2:00 pm/ “Afro-Futurism: Pathways to Black Liberation,” presented by D. Denenge-Akpem (Events Building Theater)
  • 3:30 – 6:00 pm/ Voices from the Underground, featuring poetry and live music (Wright/Humboldt Park Student Lounge, Room 128, 1645 North California Ave, Chicago)
  • 3:30 – 6:00 pm/ Black History Month Trivia Game and Prizes (Wright/Humboldt Park Student Lounge, Room 128, 1645 North California Ave, Chicago)

Thursday, February 25

  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm/ Awards Luncheon, featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. William Towns, with a performance by spoken word artist Ayinde Cartman (Events Building Theater)
    Lunch will be served in the Events Building Atrium.

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