Black History Month

Know the past, shape the future

Black history month logoCCRI will celebrate Black History Month at each of our campuses throughout February. Join us in celebration as we better understand the past and learn how we will shape the future.

Feb. 19

“History of the Civil Rights Movement,” a lecture by Barry O’Connor, associate director of Enrollment Services at CCRI and adjunct instructor at CCRI and the University of Rhode Island, will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the auditorium at the Liston Campus in Providence.

Feb. 21

The musical group “Roots Government” will perform from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the auditorium at the Liston Campus in Providence.

“Weaving Words and Connecting Cultures,” storytelling by master storyteller Len Cabral, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 pm. in the auditorium at the Liston Campus in Providence.

Feb. 22

The Academy Award-winning documentary “Mighty Times: Children’s March” will be presented from 1 to 2:15 in Room 1130 at the Knight Campus in Warwick.

Feb. 26

“History of the Civil Rights Movement,” a lecture by Barry O’Connor, associate director of Enrollment Services at CCRI and adjunct instructor at CCRI and the University of Rhode Island, will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the rear of the faculty dining room at the Flanagan Campus in Lincoln.

Feb. 28

“In Search of Obour Tanner and Phillis Wheatley,” with Dr. Tara Bynum, assistant professor of African American history and culture at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, will take place at 1 p.m. in the auditorium at the Newport County Campus. A lunchtime forum will precede the lecture at 11:45 a.m. in Conference Room 200. Drinks will be provided.

Contact Information

OFFICE:

Knight Campus
Room 3328
[campus map]
400 East Ave.
Warwick, RI 02886

Email: president@ccri.edu

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Last Updated: 2/8/18