St. Charles Community College will host a variety of events in honor of Black History Month in February. The events include two lectures, a musician and an international film showing. They are all free and open to the public.
SCC BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT SCHEDULE:
All events will take place in the auditorium of the Social Sciences Building unless otherwise noted.
Frank Meeink Lecture: A Former Skinhead’s Fight Against Prejudice
7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7
Meeink will share the story of his descent into America’s Nazi underground and his ultimate triumph over hatred and addiction. A book signing will follow the lecture.
Bobby Norfolk: Storytelling for All Ages
10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8
Norfolk is an internationally known story performer and three-time Emmy Award winner. He makes his characters come to life through imaginative and creative storytelling, while highlighting the African-American experience.
David Kirton Concert
Noon Wednesday, Feb. 15
Plaza Bistro in the Student Center
Kirton is a vibrant/modern roots reggae singer from Barbados whose music is a unique hybrid of rock, pop and reggae.
“Throw Down Your Heart” Film Screening
7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23
“Throw Down Your Heart” (2008), an African film in English, follows well-known banjo player Bela Fleck on his travels to Africa, where he learns about the instrument’s origins. This film is unrated. Contact Andrea Compton at email@example.com for more information.
For more information on SCC’s Black History Month events, contact Mandi Smith at 636-922-8469 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Established in 1986, St. Charles Community College is celebrating 25 years as a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit www.stchas.edu.