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Black History Month Activities

Posted on January 24, 2013

By Holly Walker

Join John Tyler Community College as it celebrates Black History Month. The College is holding a variety of activities at both campuses. Admission to all activities is free, and students, faculty, staff and members of the community are invited to attend.

Monday, January 28
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Documentary Film
Freedom on My Mind
Chester Campus, Bird Hall, room B124

Wednesday, January 30
11:30 a.m.
Lecture
History and Historic Preservation in Richmond’s Jackson Ward
Presented by Mr. Peter C. Luebke, Virginia Department of Historic Resources
Chester Campus, Bird Hall, room B124

Wednesday, January 30
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Documentary Film
White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books
Midlothian Campus, Hamel Hall, H109

Friday, February 1
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lecture & Brown Bag Lunch
Rosenwald Schools in Virginia
Presented by Ms. Kristin Kirchen, Virginia Department of Historic Resources
Chester Campus, Bird Hall, room B132

Monday, February 4
11:30 a.m.
Lecture
Civil Rights Movement in Virginia
Presented by Dr. Brian Daugherity, VCU Department of History
Chester Campus, Bird Hall, room B124

Tuesday, February 5
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Documentary Film
Race Against Prime Time
Chester Campus, Bird Hall, room B124

Wednesday, February 6
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Documentary Film
Revolution ‘67
Chester Campus, Bird Hall, room B124

Wednesday, February 6
1:00 – 2:15 p.m.
Read-in
Presented by Ms. Thomasine Hill, JTCC Department of English
Chester Campus, Bird Hall, room B124

Wednesday, February 6
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Documentary Film
Freedom on My Mind
Midlothian Campus, Hamel Hall, room H109

Monday, February 11
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Documentary Film
Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre 1968
Chester Campus, Bird Hall, room B124

Tuesday, February 12
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Hip Hop Dance Class
Midlothian Campus, Eliades Hall, room E107

Tuesday, February 12
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Documentary Film
White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books
Chester Campus, Bird Hall, room B124

Wednesday, February 13
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Documentary Film
Negroes with Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power
Chester Campus, Bird Hall, room B124

Wednesday, February 13
5:00 – 5:45 p.m.
Hip Hop Dance Class
Chester Campus, Nicholas Student Center, room N102a

Monday, February 18
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Documentary Film
All About Darfur
Chester Campus, Bird Hall, room B124

For more information activities, contact Amanda Carpenter-Horning at acarpenter@jtcc.edu, 804-594-1516 (Midlothian Campus) or 804-706-5189 (Chester Campus) or contact Dr. Alyce Miller at amiller@jtcc.edu or 804-706-5254.

All Black History Month activities are sponsored by the John Tyler Community College History Club (https://www.facebook.com/JTCCHistoryClub), the Office of Student Activities, and the Division of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

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