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Baker College of Owosso Presents “Our Voice, Our Legacy, Our Future!“

February 06, 2012


Campus celebrates Black History Month
In recognition of Black History Month, Baker College of Owosso will present “Our Voice, Our Legacy, Our Future!” events on Wednesday, February 15 and Thursday, February 16. All events, free and open to the public and the media, will be held at the Baker College of Owosso Welcome Center, Conference Room B, 1020 S. Washington St., Owosso. The schedule for the events is as follows:

Wednesday, February 15

10 a.m. until 11:20 a.m. – Real Talk: prominent African-American professionals will discuss their views on politics, education and equality in America today

11:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. – Rhythm in Motion: The Shabazz Public School Academy African Dance & Drum Team (grades K-6) will perform traditional African dance and drumming

2 p.m. until 3 p.m. – Keeping it Real: Western Michigan University Seita Scholars will discuss their experience with the foster care, judicial and education system

Thursday, February 16

2 p.m. until 3 p.m. – Inventor Lt. Col. Millben (a Tuskegee Airman) will discuss his career, patents and movie Red Tail

6 p.m. until 8 p.m. – The Soulful Sounds of Music: Pastor Walter Gibson of the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Lansing, will speak about the significance of gospel music in the African-American community. There will also be performances by the Flint Catholic Urban Ministry Inter-Faith Gospel Choir and the Highest Praise Gospel Choir of Flint.

The media are invited to all “Our Voice, Our Legacy, Our Future!” events at Baker College of Owosso, February 15 and 16. For more information, please contact Dr. Kristina Marshall by email or 989-729-3350.

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