Baton Rouge Black History Month Celebration

Friday, Feb 10, 2023 at 10:00am

Schedule of Events

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Dialogue on Race Louisiana: A History of Race in the US from Its Founding to Today

The LSU AgCenter and College of Agriculture are pleased to host Ms. Maxine Crump on Thursday, February 10th, from 10 am-12 pm. Ms. Crump will engage attendees with a presentation entitled A History of Race in the US from Its Founding to Today. We will learn more about race in the US and touch on its intersections with agriculture. This session includes a one-hour presentation followed by a one-hour dialogue/workshop. This event will be held in a hybrid format –you can join via Zoom or in-person (LSU Student Union 301- Magnolia Room).

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12:00 - 2:00 p.m.: Black Minds Matter

An in-depth panel on the importance of health and wellness in the black community with emphasis on mental health, self-care, nutrition, and community resources. This event will feature professional counselors, healthcare workers, graduate students, and undergraduate students in an engaging dialogue toward mindfulness and healing. Free food, giveaways, health and wellness resources will also be available.

Location: LSU Student Union-Atchafalaya Room 339

8:14 p.m. - The Iota Tau Book Club

The Iota Tau Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Inc. will be hosting a book club for the LSU community. We will read 2 books, "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man" and "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff". We will read material in our own time and meet weekly to discuss. Our goal is to educate and start important conversations through books in a laid-back and fun setting.

Location: Clarence L. Barney Jr. African American Cultural Center

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