SCC Announces Black History Month Events in February

January 26, 2012

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.


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 for more information.

For more information on SCC’s Black History Month events, contact Mandi Smith at 636-922-8469 or

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