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Baker College Jackson celebrates Black History Month on Feb. 13

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Posted at 11:36 AM, Feb 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-11 11:36:35-05


Baker College of Jackson and Baker College of Owosso will each host daylong Black History Month events that are free and open to the public.

The Black History Month Celebration at Baker College of Jackson will include: an exhibit featuring African dress and jewelry, as well as Barak Obama memorabilia; movies and documentaries on Black history in the U.S.; a social hour; and a discussion and book-signing with Linda Hass, author of, “Hidden in Plain Sight: The Underground Railroad in Jackson County.”

The Baker College of Owosso Black History Month Student Expo, now in its sixth year, is designed to illuminate the many aspects of diversity as it relates to African Americans. The Expo will feature a variety of educational and interactive booths, created by Baker College students, in support of this year’s theme, “Black History Month: A Foundation for a Proud America.”

Wed., Feb. 13, 2019
In Jackson: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Exhibit (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
Movies and Documentaries (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
Social Hour (5 – 6 p.m.)
Presentation and Book-Signing (6 – 8 p.m.)
In Owosso: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Baker College of Jackson
Student Center (100 Building), 2800 Springport Rd.
Baker College of Owosso
Gymnasium, 1020 S. Washington St.

About Baker College

Founded in 1911, Baker College is Michigan’s largest, private not-for-profit college and the top transfer school in the state. Baker College has multiple on-ground campus locations and two affiliate sites across the state, as well as an online global campus offering more than 100 academic program options for both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Learn more at [].