Black History Month

ICP’s first spring events will take place in honor of Black History Month in February. These events are in collaboration with Professors Carter, Culberson, & Caldwell, GWC Equity and The Power Club. They will include:

 

Jazz Concert & Live DJ Wednesday, 2/7 from 11am-1pm at the Student Center Patio
Enjoy a live jazz band and a DJ and learn more about opportunities to get involved in the community! Soul food will be served.

“Straight Outta Compton” Film Screening & Panel Discussion Tuesday, 2/13 from 1-4pm in Fine Arts 222
This award-winning film addresses the history of rap and hip hop, as well as persisting racial inequities highlighted through rap by music legends such as Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, and Ice Cube. The film will be followed by a panel discussion.

Poetry Slam & Open Mic Wednesday, 9/21 from 6-8pm in the GWC Art Gallery
Please join us for an evening of creativity and community! All creative contributions are welcome, including readings, spoken word, music and performances. The event will include light refreshments. Interested in performing? Please sign up here. There also may be performance slots available at the event.

“I Am Not Your Negro” Film Screening & DiscussionTuesday, 2/27 from 1-3pm in Fine Arts 222
A documentary based on James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript, “Remember This House,” this film explores the history of racism in the United States, as well as reflects on the actions of civil rights leaders. The film will be followed by a discussion.

 

Extra credit slips will be available at all campus events.