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Black History Month Events

Blue Ridge Community College is proud to offer the following events in celebration and recognition of Black History Month:

Black History Month Kickoff Luncheon
February 7, at 12:30 p.m.; Plecker 126
Join us for a short speech by Harrisonburg City Councilman and former Mayor, Chris Jones, a book excerpt reading by Jeanne Carter, and a delicious lunch prepared by Delicias del Caribe.
*Student-only event

Black Representation in Media
February 15, at 12:30pm; Plecker 126
We will explore Black representation in various media platforms, highlighting key figures, landmark moments, and the impact on society.  We hope to delve into a wider discussion about the challenges faced and the strides made towards achieving accurate and diverse representation.

Sports Jeopardy: Black History and Culture @ the Rec Center
February 21, at 2 p.m.; Rec Center
Test your knowledge and awareness of famous Black athletes and Olympians. Prizes for the winners!

Musical Performance by Mojo Parker 
February 27, at 12:30 p.m.; Plecker 126
Blending a soulful sound with a new and refreshed look at old time classics, you’ll be transported back to a time where songs were real life stories that told the tales of the traveling troubadours of the Blues. 

BRCC Library: Mini-Collection
Houff Library
Featuring a collection to include diverse titles, including novels written by Black authors, biographies about important historical figures such as MLK Jr.

For  more information about an of these free events, please contact: Claire Richardson, BRCC Student Activities & Recreation Center Director, by email, or call 540.453.2368

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Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486

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