SE Mass Celebrating Black History!

February is a month where we celebrate the history of African Americans and the hardships they faced; Bristol Community College has been putting on a series of events all month long. Those events have included, an opening ceremony and a poet, future events include: osalyn Elder, author of “African-American Heritage in Massachusetts: Exploring the Legacy,” Thursday, Feb. 15, 11 a.m., New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford. Jordan Seaberry, director of public policy and advocacy, Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence in Providence. Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 11 a.m., BCC Attleboro campus auditorium, 11 Field Road and Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 11 a.m., room H209, Jackson Arts Center (H-Building), BCC Fall River campus, 777 Elsbree St. 

 

These events are free and they are open to the public so if you are looking to learn more about Black history, or are a history buff and looking for something fun to do these are the events for you!