Wednesday, February 6, 2013

KCKCC to observe 'TAASU Week" blitz February 11-15

A Black History Blitz is on tap as Kansas City Kansas Community College celebrates Black History Month Monday through Friday, Feb. 11-15.
Highlights will include a panel discussion, cultural celebration, movie and scholarship essay competition. Sponsored by The African American Student Union (TAASU), the schedule of events:

MONDAY – Black History Blitz. TAASU will kick off TAASU Week by sharing little know facts regards Blacks through history.

TUESDAY – The final day to enter the scholarship competition for essays on the question “Black History Month: Is There Still a Need?”

WEDNESDAY – TAASU students will start the day reading to children in the KCKCC Child Care Center.

The movie, “Think Like a Man,” a hilarious movie exploring relationship dynamics in the 21st Century, will be shown from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. rin Room 2325 of the Jewell Center.

The day will wrap up with “Red & Blue Goes Purple for a Day” as TAASU members will wear purple in support of TAASU while cheering on the Blue Devil basketball teams in their games against Independence (women at 5 p.m.; men at 7 p.m.).

THURSDAY – A panel discussion will explore the relevance, need and alternatives to Black History at noon in Room 2325.

FRIDAY – The week of activities will wrap up with a Cultural Celebration of artistic expressions celebrating the rich heritage of African Americans in the upper level of the Jewell Center from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m..