Black History Month Events at Normandale

By Steven Geller - Director of Media and Public Relations

Normandale Community College will be hosting four different events on campus as part of Black History Month throughout February.

The first event will be a viewing of the movie Malcolm X on Thursday, February 5 at 4 p.m. at the Overlook in the Kopp Student Center.

On Tuesday, February 10, Defamation, the Play will take place in the Fine Arts Auditorium at 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. The play allows the audience to be the jury during a mock-trail confronting issues of race, religion, and privilege.

The third event will feature a showing of the movie Dear White People in the Fine Arts Auditorium on Wednesday, February 18 at 2 p.m. Following the film, there will be a discussion on topics raised in the movie.

Normandale will also be hosting Soul Food and Prose on Thursday, February 26 at 2 p.m. in the Kopp Student Center Garden Room. Join members of the campus community in sampling of soul food and spoken word performances. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to prepare and perform spoken word, dramatic monologues, or poetry reading for this open-mic event.