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Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month 2021

February 1 to 28

More than one dozen opportunities to celebrate Black History Month await the Lake County community throughout the month of February at CLC.


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How to use virtual backgrounds for your Zoom meetings:

  1. Click on the images to view these in full size. Then right click on the image you choose to save it to your computer.
  2. Follow Zoom’s directions about how to implement virtual backgrounds in your video calls.

All events are free, virtual and open to the public!

All events, except Salute to Gospel, will take place via Zoom:
Zoom link: https://clcillinois.zoom.us/j/9377599168?pwd=UERDb0tjTWY4L3ZlZjRSVVZoK0hnZz09
Meeting ID: 937 759 9168
Passcode: 022021

Hidden Colors, 3–4:30 p.m.

Hidden Colors is a documentary about the real and untold history of people of color around the globe. This film discusses some of the reasons the contributions of African and aboriginal people have been left out of the pages of history.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Virtual College Fair,
12:30–2 p.m. & 3–4:30 p.m.

Connect with selected HBCU’s and hear about their admission process, tuition, what makes their campus unique and notable alumni whose names you may recognize.

Trace your Family History,
10:30–11:30 a.m.

Learn the basics to get started on tracing genealogy and how to expand family research. Online tools will be provided.

37th Annual Salute to Gospel Concert, 7 p.m.

The Annual Salute to Gospel MusicProgram is an outreach activity that aims to encourage African American youth to appreciate the many advantages of a CLC education. Having evolved as a support to the organization of the college’s Gospel Choir in 1986, the program advocates personal development and cultural enrichment among people of color.

Encore Presentation of the 37th Annual Salute to Gospel Concert, 3 p.m.