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IRSC Celebrates Black History

IRSC Celebrates Black History

February 14, 2019 Robert Lane

Indian River State College (IRSC) is celebrating Black History Month with a series of events and activities at the IRSC Main Campus culminating with the Black History Month Celebration Program Thursday, February 28 at 6:00 p.m. at the Kight Center for Emerging Technologies in V-110.

This Black History Month Celebration Program is the highlight event featuring keynote speaker Mayor Wayne M. Messam of the City of Miramar as well as inspiring performances that feature the Lincoln Park Academy and Westwood High School choruses.

Other Black History Month events at IRSC will include:

  • An “Exploration of the Arts,” featuring poetry and music renditions by IRSC students, faculty, and staff. Wednesday, February, 20 at 12:30 p.m. at the Koblegard Student Union.
  • A panel discussion on Black Migration. Thursday, February 21 at 12:30 p.m. at the Brinkley Science Center, N-135.
  • “I See Me,” a vibrant living museum of African American history and culture with IRSC Faculty and students personifying iconic African Americans such as Rosa Parks, Frederick Douglass, Oprah, and the Obamas. Tuesday, February, 26 at 12:30 p.m. at the Koblegard Student Union.
  • Travel the Zora Neale Hurston Dust Tracks Heritage Trail with IRSC. Thursday, February 28 12:30-2 p.m., meet on the west side of the W-building.

For more information, visit, email, or contact the IRSC Information Call Center at 1-866-792-4772.

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