A Black History Blitz is on tap as Kansas City Kansas Community College celebrates Black History Month Monday through Friday, Feb. 11-15.
Highlights will include a panel discussion, cultural celebration, movie and scholarship essay competition. Sponsored by The African American Student Union, the schedule of events:
Monday – Black History Blitz. TAASU will kick off TAASU Week by sharing little know facts regards Blacks through history.
Tuesday – The final day to enter the scholarship competition for essays on the question “Black History Month: Is There Still a Need?”
Wednesday – TAASU students will start the day reading to children in the KCKCC Child Care Center.
The movie, “Think Like a Man,” a hilarious movie exploring relationship dynamics in the 21st Century, will be shown from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Room 2325 of the Jewell Center.
The day will wrap up with “Red and Blue Goes Purple for a Day” as TAASU members will wear purple in support of TAASU while cheering on the Blue Devil basketball teams in their games against Independence (women at 5 p.m.; men at 7 p.m.).
Thursday – A panel discussion will explore the relevance, need and alternatives to Black History at noon in Room 2325.
Friday – The week of activities will wrap up with a Cultural Celebration of artistic expressions celebrating the rich heritage of African Americans in the upper level of the Jewell Center from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.