Black History Month: African Americans in Times of War

Black History Month: African Americans in Times of War

Join North Lake College in celebrating Black History Month this February with the following events.

“Then and Now” Discussion Panel
NLC history professor Dr. Malcolm Frierson will lead a discussion of black history.
Thursday, February 1
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Student Life Center (H200)

Wild Detectives Pop-Up Book Shop: Searching for Answers
The Wild Detectives, Oak Cliff’s independent bookstore, will host a pop-up bookstore with books specifically relating to the African American experience.
Tuesday and Wednesday, February 6 and 7
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Art Gallery

Dance Presentation
Enjoy a dance performance by the Bandan Koro African Drum and Dance Ensemble.
Wednesday, February 14
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Student Life Center (H200)

Theatrical Performance
Enjoy a theatrical performance of the West African, “The Griot,” moderated by Adrianne “Drena” Settles, NLC Student Programs Development Coordinator.
Tuesday, February 20
12:30 – 2 p.m.
Student Life Center (H200)

African American Read-In: Sweet Connections with Lasting Repercussions
Students, staff and faculty will share excerpts from literature to express their personal perspectives, moderated by NLC professor Dr. Darryl Howard. The Read-In is a cherished NLC tradition celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2018.
Wednesday, February 28
12:30 – 2 p.m.
Student Life Center (H200)

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