Black History Month



The college will celebrate the historical achievements of African Americans with virtual events including faculty lectures and student presentations. Parkland invites all community members to participate in the following virtual events on Zoom.

Kwanzaa Principles: Relevant All Year Long

Wednesday, Feb. 3
6–7 p.m.
Presenters: Sam Smith, MSW, Stacy Robinson, and Ken Salo
Link to event: Kwanzaa Principles (Zoom Meeting)

The Art of Self-Care

Tuesday, Feb. 9
noon–1 p.m.
Presenter: Linda Culton, LCSW
Link to event: The Art of Self Care (Zoom Meeting)

Culturally Informed Mental Health Practices

Wednesday, Feb. 17
1–2 p.m.
Presenter: Dr. Marya Burke
Link to event: Culturally Informed Mental Health Practices (Zoom Meeting)


Thursday, Feb. 18
1–2 p.m.
Presenters: Donna Tanner-Harold, MEd, LPC, and Dr. Marsh Jones
Link to event: link coming soon

Health and Wellness

Monday, Feb. 22
noon–1 p.m.
Presenter: Joe Omo-Osagie, MEd
Link to event: Health and Wellness (Zoom Meeting)

Boosting Wellness through a Chair Massage

Tuesday, Feb. 23
noon–1 p.m.
Presenter: Tamala Everett, MS
Link to event: Boosting Wellness through a Chair Massage (Zoom Meeting)



NOTE: The Black History Month Committee at Parkland College also recommends the following wellness resources to community members: