February is Black History Month, and there are many opportunities to learn, discuss and engage at Nebraska Methodist College (NMC) and in the community.
NMC’s Social Justice and Inclusion Council encourages students, staff and faculty to participate in learning opportunities throughout the month.
Those who keep track of the Black History Month activities they complete can share them with the Social Justice and Inclusion Council at the end of the month for a chance to win prizes from local Black-owned businesses.
Black History Month learning opportunities:1. Attend the Social Justice and Inclusion Council’s February Open Discussion Forum (for staff and faculty) at 12 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 on TEAMS.
2. Sign up for the daily email series, 28 Days of Black History.3. Check out a webinar or course:
- Academic Impressions DEI Series
- NMC’s Professional Development- Continuing Education Courses:
- Metro Community College lectures and documentary screenings.
- Papillion Youth Council’s Black History Month Event.
- YMCA virtual events.
6. Check out a virtual exhibit from the following:
7. Read a book:
- American Writers Museum Black History Month Reading List.
- NMC’s Social Justice and Inclusion Council pick: Legacy: A Black Physician Reckons with Racism in Medicine.
- Movies to Watch This Black History Month.
- NMC’s Social Justice and Inclusion Council pick: Unnatural Causes.
The Social Justice and Inclusion Council will reach out to staff, faculty and students at the end of the month for Black History Month activity submissions.