Events planned for Black History Month

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All February long, CCRI will be celebrating Black History Month at each of our campuses. Join us in celebration as we better understand the past and learn how we will shape the future.

Events will be held according to the following schedule:

  • “Mighty Times: Children’s March,” an Academy Award-winning documentary.
    1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the rear of the faculty dining room at the Flanagan Campus in Lincoln.
  • “Student Perspectives on Traveling the Selma/Birmingham Marches,” a multimedia presentation by students, facilitated by professor Richard Tarlian.
    Noon on Monday, Feb. 20, in Room 1134 at the Knight Campus in Warwick.
  • “History of the Civil Rights Movement,” a lecture by Associate Director of Enrollment Services Barry O’Connor.
    Noon on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in the rear of the faculty dining room at the Flanagan Campus in Lincoln
  • “Weaving Words – Connecting Cultures,” storytelling by master storyteller Len Cabral.
    Noon on Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the auditorium at the Liston Campus in Providence.
  • “History of the Civil Rights Movement,” a lecture by Associate Director of Enrollment Services Barry O’Connor.
    Noon on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in Room 2229 at the Liston Campus in Providence.
  • Reflections: Growing up a Black Man in America,” a performance by Mixed Magic Theater.
    7 p.m. on Thursday, March 2, in the auditorium at the Newport County Campus. The event is part of CCRI’s celebration of Black History Month but was rescheduled from a February date because of inclement weather.