• 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.