Lewis and Clark Community College: Black History Month 2021 Virtual Programs

Calendar design by Alex Johnson. Links and details are provided below. 

 

  • 2/1/2021  6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

 

Tracing Your African American Ancestors – Getting Started in Genealogical Research

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Virtual (History & Genealogy Virtual Space)

This class will teach you the basics of genealogical research including resources available in History and Genealogy at St. Louis County Library. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

 

 

  • 2/1/2021  7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 

Black History, Black Stories

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Book Discussion

Library staff will share their favorite African American literature titles. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. Registered participants can also click or copy and paste this link to join the program: https://zoom.us/j/98438293940

 

 

  • 2/2/2021 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

“To Kill A Mockingbird” Book Discussion

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Discuss the classic written by Harper Lee about a young girl growing up in a 1930s Alabama town who learns of injustice and violence when her father defends a black man falsely accused of rape. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

 

 

  • 2/2/2021.  6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

 

The Makings of the African American History Initiative at the Missouri Historical Society

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Join Shakia Gullette, Director of the African American History Initiative (AAHI) at the Missouri Historical Society, as she discusses the importance of AAHI and the implementation of the initiative. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. Registered participants can also click or copy and paste this link to join the program: https://zoom.us/j/98466138284

 

 

  • 2/3/2021  4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

 

Afro Jazz and Modern Dance

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Presented by CKDC. Learn a fusion of hip hop and jazz dance techniques. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults and teens. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. Registered participants can also click or copy and paste this link to join the program: https://zoom.us/j/98324965764

 

 

  • 2/4/2021. 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 

The Black Rep presents “Freedom Songs”

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Follow along as we journey from Africa to the United States weaving the story of an African American’s fight for civil rights. After this compelling journey, you will see how far we’ve come and how far we have yet to go. In Celebration of Black History Month. All ages. This virtual program will be available on the library’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/STLCoLibrary) Tuesday, February 4 through Wednesday, February 5.

 

 

  • 2/8/2021  6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

 

Tracing Your African American Ancestors: Digging Deeper

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Learn about additional sources and techniques to deepen your research and overcome roadblocks. Prerequisite: “Tracing your African American Ancestors: Getting Started in Genealogical Research” or comparable research experience. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

 

 

  • 2/10/2021. 10:00 – 11:00 AM

 

Mike Claiborne – St. Louis Cardinals Broadcaster

Mike Claiborne has been a fixture on sports radio in St. Louis for more than 3 decades. He started at KMOX in 1981, co-hosting Sports Open Line and is now in his 8th year as part of the Cardinals’ broadcast team with Mike Shannon and John Rooney. His various duties in St. Louis have consisted of being a color analyst, providing play-by-play, a studio analyst and sideline reporter for St. Louis University Basketball, UM St. Louis Basketball, St. Louis Blues Hockey, St. Louis Rams, and Fox Sports Midwest. If you’d like to know what it takes to be a successful broadcaster, zoom in. It’s gonna be fun. Zoom link info: 

https://lewisclark.zoom.us/j/91746943596

 

 

  • 2/10/2021  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

 

Two Centuries of Black Composers in Opera

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Presented by Opera Theater St. Louis. Using a selection of Black composers, this presentation will discuss the work and agency taken by these composers in the face of racism and prejudice. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive zoom information via email immediately after registering. Registered participants can also click or copy and paste this link to join the program: https://zoom.us/j/94233578763

 

 

  • 2/10/2021.  6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

 

The Power of Oral History in the African American Community

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Presented by the Department of African and African American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. Learn about the role of oral history in the African American community and how to conduct it as well as the African Oral History Project through Washington University in St Louis. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

 

 

  • 2/11/2021  7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 

Frankie Freeman Inspirational Address: Walter Mosley, “Blood Grove: An Easy Rawlins Mystery”

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In conversation with suspense author Rachel Howzell Hall Suspense writing legend Walter Mosley presents the crowning achievement in the iconic Easy Rawlins detective series: a crackling, moody, and thrilling novel of vast scope and intimate insight, and a soulful call for justice by any means necessary. In Celebration of Black History Month.

 

 

  • 2/16/2021. 1:45 – 2:45 PM

 

Who Wants to be a Good Public Speaker?

D.C. Cooper – multi-experienced communicator, facilitator and emcee will provide you with tips on how to improve your public speaking skills for 1 or 1,000. Zoom in so when it’s your time at the microphone, in front of a class, or giving a presentation, you’ll be confident, competent and coherent.  Zoom link: https://lewisclark.zoom.us/j/92043511762

 

 

  • 2/16/2021  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

 

Civil Rights Legislation During the Reconstruction Era

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Presented by The National Park Service. Park Ranger Nick Sacco provides an introduction to the Reconstruction Era, the period in which the United States tried to rebuild itself after the end of the American Civil War. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. Registered participants can also click or copy and paste this link to join the program: https://zoom.us/j/94197463156

 

 

  • 2/18/2021. 12:15 – 1:15 PM

 

Policing in 2021. It’s Not Getting Any Easier

20 – year St. Louis Police Officer Sean James will explore how policing has changed over time and what it takes to be an effective officer today. Advice will be given to those considering a future in criminal justice. Hot button topics: Ways to make the criminal justice system better; Community policing and what’s being used to make a difference in connecting with people. Everyone’s invited.  https://lewisclark.zoom.us/j/92271000628

 

 

  • 2/20/2021  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

 

Exploring East African Food and Culture

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Presented by Diversity Cooking. Discover the benefits of East African plant-based culinary art. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults and teens. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. Registered participants can also click or copy and paste this link to join the program: https://zoom.us/j/97054570983

 

 

  • 2/22/2021  6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

 

Black History Through the Lens

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Discover the fantastic documentaries that are available through the Kanopy streaming service. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

 

  • 2/22/2021  6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

 

Tracing Your African American Ancestors: Advanced Techniques

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The usual techniques can often lead to roadblocks in African American research. Prerequisite: “Tracing Your African American Ancestors: Digging Deeper” or comparable research experience. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

 

 

  • 2/22/2021  7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 

Kizomba Dance

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Presented by CKDC. Learn the Kizomba steps, music, and history that started in Angola and has taken the United States by storm. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults and teens. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. Registered participants can also click or copy and paste this link to join the program: https://zoom.us/j/97488158569

 

 

  • 2/22/2021. 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 

Listen Up STL LIVE

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Enjoy an evening of music featuring the rhythmic, soulful sounds of Gene Jackson. All ages. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. Registered participants can also click or copy and paste this link to join the program: https://zoom.us/j/96272811358

 

 

  • 2/23/2021.  10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

 

Early African American Composers

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Learn about the beginnings of ragtime, jazz and blues, and how they influenced each other. Featuring music from The Ragged Blade Band. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults and teens. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. Registered participants can also click or copy and paste this link to join the program: https://zoom.us/j/91552742378

 

 

  • 2/23/2021.  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 

Civil Rights Legislation During the Reconstruction Era

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Presented by The National Park Service. Park Ranger Nick Sacco provides an introduction to the Reconstruction Era, the period in which the United States tried to rebuild itself after the end of the American Civil War. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive zoom information via email immediately after registering. Registered participants can also click or copy and paste this link to join the program: https://zoom.us/j/98640248917

 

 

  • 2/23/2021.  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

 

Signal Boost – Queer Black Voices

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Listen to a dynamic discussion about lesser known historical and emerging Black Queer authors. In Celebration of Black History Month. Teens and adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering.

 

 

  • 2/24/2021  7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 

Two Centuries of Black Composers in Opera

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Presented by Opera Theater St. Louis. Using a selection of Black composers, this presentation will discuss the work and agency taken by these composers in the face of racism and prejudice. In Celebration of Black History Month. Adults. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. Registered participants can also click or copy and paste this link to join the program: https://zoom.us/j/98282566490

 

 

  • 2/25/2021  7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 

The Black Rep presents “The Incredible Jungle Journey of Fenda Maria”

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Based on an African folktale, nothing goes right in this little village since the Prince has fallen victim to the terrible witch, Takaya, and has been sent into a long sleep. It falls upon a young girl, Maria, to cross the jungle and cry 12 jars of tears in order to release the Prince from his sleep. In Celebration of Black History Month. 

 

 

  • 2/26/2021. Noon.

 

Eric Robinson’s Underground Railroad Documentary

A favorite during Black History Month – Join in and watch as Professor/Tour Guide Eric Robinson provides visuals and commentary to not-so-well-known locations in the Riverbend where slaves sought refuge as they escaped slavery. Sites brought to life will showcase Brighton, IL., Alton addresses on Edwards St., College Ave., Judson St. and New Bethel AME Church-Rocky Fork. Broadcast will be streamed on Youtube and accessed from College’s website: lc.edu @ Noon.

 

 

  • 2/27/2021.  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

 

Gift of Gospel

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Join us for an inspirational afternoon of gospel music. Performers include Gregg Haynes and the Happy Guitar, singers Frank and Stephanie Thompson, and saxophonist Angelo Shaw. In Celebration of Black History Month. All ages. Registration required. Participants will receive Zoom information via email immediately after registering. Registered participants can also click or copy and paste this link to join the program: https://zoom.us/j/92257766163

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