Saturday, January 19, 2013
Check out these events which commemorate Black History Month.
Black History Month Events in St. Charles County Human Race Experience Kiosk, Jan. 28-Feb. 1, in the Daniel J. Conoyer Social Science Building lounge at St. Charles Community College, a Human Race Experience kiosk will be set up to encourage one to consider race, racism and identity in a new light. “Race-The Power of Illusion: The Difference Between Us (Episode 1)” Documentary, 10 a.m. Jan. 28, St. Charles Community College Social Sciences Building Auditorium. Following each film, there will be discussion about race led by associate professor of sociology, Vicky Herbel. For more information, contact Vicky Herbel. “Race-The Power of Illusion: The Story We Tell (Episode 2)” Documentary, 11:30 a.m. Jan. 29, St. Charles Community College …
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Frank Meeink talks life as a teen in a neo-Nazi group to crowd at St. Charles Community College.
Frank Meeink, a former Skinhead from Philadelphia, spoke to a group of students at St. Charles Community College (SCC) on Tuesday evening. Meeink left the Neo-Nazi movement nearly 20 years ago. Today he shares his story of triumph over prejudice and violence with groups across the country. To learn more about Meeink, visit his website. This lecture was part of SCC's series of events in honor of Black History Month.
Monday, January 23, 2012
For the third year, students constructed a peace ball in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday and Black History month.
Shiny gift ribbons and strings of yarn lined the halls of Pheasant Point Elementary School last Friday, as a group of third-fifth graders worked together to form a symbol of diversity and acceptance. “Oh wait, we have a broken string,” Evan, a fourth grade student said, as student council vice president Matthew walked over to help re-fasten the strands. This is the third year students at Pheasant Point Elementary have worked together to build a Peace Ball, a unique masterpiece combined of different strings, symbolizing diversity in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day as well as Black History month coming up in February. Dr. Greg Cicotte, principal of Pheasant Point, said a student council member thought of the project a few …
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Here's a look at Black History Month events in the St. Louis Metro area you can attend this week.
This week, we're celebrating Black History Month by featuring these events happening throughout the rest of February. OLD COURTHOUSE When/Where: Old Courthouse, 11 N. 4th St., St. Louis MO 63147. A representative may be reached by calling 314-655-1700. The Old Courthouse is open daily 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Why Go: Visit the Old Courthouse where the landmark Dred Scott slavery trials began. Cost: Visits to the Old Courthouse are free. GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER GARDEN When/Where: More information on the hours of the George Washington Carver Garden, located within the Missouri Botanical Gardens, are available online. Why Go: The garden honors the life and accomplishments of Dr. George …