Black History Month at LSC-University Park

Learning from the Past to Influence Our Future 

Throughout Black History Month and beyond, the Offices of Student Life and Student Development seek to have real and open conversations and call to action about race and marginalized communities. Learn how we all can lead and inspire change not just by listening but by doing. Check your LSC student email to throughout February for more information about events.


*Unless noted in the description, events are open to the LSC community*

Wednesday, Feb. 3

Frank Jackson: African American Higher Education in Texas 1865-1900
Join Frank Jackson, former Mayor of Prairie View, TX, and current Director, Community Affairs for Prairie View A&M University, for a journey through African American Higher Education in Texas.

Wednesday, Feb. 10

Comedian: Jourdain Fisher
Seen most recently on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and Comedy Central Stand Up, comedian Jourdain Fisher finds comedy in reality of Black life in the U.S.

#OneLSCStudentLife presents: Preacher Moss “End of Racism”
A LSC system wide Student Life event, comedian and lecturer Preacher Moss is recognized as an industry standard for being a tough, honest, and brilliantly funny voice on the conversation of race, diversity, and understanding in the world.

Tuesday, Feb. 16

Keynote Speaker: Odell Bizzell: What Would Dr. King and Malcolm X Teach in 2021?
Odell Bizzell is a nationally known speaker who has been featured on USA Today and He’s shared the same stage with Stephen A. Smith, Oprah Winfrey, and Dave Letterman. He pulls no punches with the way he presents his expertise, but he also says it in a way that helps encourage understanding empathy, and positive action.

Tuesday, Feb. 23

Guided Canvas Painting: Paint by Numbers
Sit back, grab a nice cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate and join our guest art instructor for a guided painting class of former first lady, Michelle Obama. Limited spots. Sign up is required, open to LSC-University Park students.  Each student will be mailed the painting kit and canvas prior to the workshop.

  • 1 – 2 p.m.  |  Check your LSC student email to sign up

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