- Echo Staff
Black History Month Activities Continue
Olivet College has planned a dozen activities and events during this Black History Month.
The theme for this year is: “Still I Rise: Celebrating The Voices of Yesterday and Today.”
Some events have already taken place. Upcoming events include:
Wednesday, Feb 21: Black Student Union presents “Know Your Rights” (location/time TBD).
Thursday, Feb. 22: Giving Voices program at 12:30 p.m. in the Kirk Center.
Thursday, Feb 22: Excursion Trip to MSU Slavery to Freedom speaker William J. Barber II; vans will leave at 4 p.m. from the Mott.
Wednesday, Feb. 28: Black Student Union presents “Blast from the Past,” a dinner and discussion about the relevance of organizations such as the NAACP and BSU. Special guest is Dale Copedge of the Lansing Branch NAACP.
Also, Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. in the Kirk Center dining room, “giving Voices” presentations are being held throughout the month, with opportunities to win prizes.
For information, contact Jason Meadows, director of student activities at 269-7049-172.