Black History Month || Event to Attend: Black Minds Matter, February 16, 2017



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This very special Black History Month Program is presented by PPCC Student Activities and sponsored by The NAACP Montana Wyoming State Conference and The Black Law Association to highlight the importance of education, how the knowledge one obtains can be a very powerful tool to have while traveling along life’s many pathways. This event will also double as the album release party for Colorado Springs’ own Kevin Mitchell & Lord Damage’s new musical work “Hannibal’s at the Gates” which deals heavily with the social issues of today.

Featuring Guest Speakers:

Rosemary Lytle, NAACP Colorado Montana Wyoming State Conference President, Director of Positive Impact Colorado

Dr. Lynette D. Cornelius, Clerk of Court, El Paso County

Also featuring live music performances by:

Kevin Mitchell and Lord Damage
Stoney Bertz

Poetry reading by Eric Radke

Hosted by Jerel Ink

This event will be held at PPCC Centennial campus upstairs in the Grove. It starts at 5pm, ends at 9pm, Free to All students with student ID, open to the public, but asking for a small donation at the door. This event is ALL AGES!!! Soul food by Chef Cristina Steele will be available to dine on as we fellowship !

The entire program filmed by Made Men Productions


Every year since 1976 the United States has observed Black History Month. Today’s policy, news and activist movements are weighted in the conversation around and experience of race in America. As part of our observance of Black History Month we will be publishing information and recommendations of film, music, books, lectures, and events that shed light, tell story, inspire action, open doors and influence the conversation of race in America.  We will not stop on February 28th, as the conversation should not stop on February 28th, but we hope this dedicated time will be influential and informative. See the rest of this series of resources in honor of Black History Month HERE.

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