Vigil kicks off Black History Month

Nia Burnett, ’17,  vice  president  of  Advancement for Black Culture, passes on her flame along with President Imani Prince, ’16, Black Heritage Month Chair Autumn Parker, ’16, and Elijah Prince, ’18, on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. The candlelight vigil began the organization’s celebration of Black Heritage Month and focused on remembering the lives lost to police brutality. ABC will host events throughout the month in celebration of Black History Month, which is being called Black Heritage Month on campus.

Upcoming events include the Soul Food Dinner in Schultz Banquet Hall at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7 and Taboo Talks at 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

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