LFCC Black History Month 2011 Activities

For Immediate Release:
February 8, 2011

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
[email protected]
Phone: 540-868-7134

Lord Fairfax Community College

2011 Black History Month

 “A Class Divided”

Professor Laurie Alphonse:

Film and discussion about

Jane Elliott’s experiment

with third grade students in the 1960’s.

Mon. Feb. 14.

Thompson Conference Center in the Corron Building

Presented Twice 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.


 “African Americans & Modern Jazz”

Professor Curtis Morgan:

Wed. Feb. 16

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Room 140 in Fairfax Hall 


“Uncertain Freedom”

Prof. Jonathon Noyalas:

Explore the nature of “freedom” for African Americans in the

Shenandoah Valley during the American Civil War.

Thur. Feb. 17

5:30-6:30 p.m.

Room 140 in Fairfax Hall


“Spoken Soul-A Poetic Perspective of African American History”

Ray Crawford:

Mon. Feb. 28

Thompson Conference Center in the Corron Building

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.


 “Albino Murders & the Social Construction of Race”

Professor Laurie Alphonse:

Film & discussion on the plight of the Albino people in Tanzania

Tue. Feb 22

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Please feel free to bring your lunch!

Room 315 in Fairfax Hall


For more information contact [email protected] or 540-868-7216


Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

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