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Black History Month events scheduled

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West Kentucky Community and Technical College will host events on and off campus throughout the month to celebrate Black History Month.

The Fisk Jubilee Singers will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 22 in the Clemens Fine Arts Center. "Dinner & A Show," which features a southern meal cooked by WKCTC culinary students, will be served at 5:30 p.m., before the performance in the Anderson Technical Building Bistro.

Tickets for the singers' performance are $25 for adults, $15 for students and children and $30 for the meal and can be purchased online at artinfocus.org. Tickets and dinner reservations can also be made by calling Julie Moore, ticket office coordinator, at 270-534-3212.

WKCTC will collaborate with Washington Street Missionary Baptist Church to host the fourth annual Super Sunday event, an informational fair about the importance of higher education for prospective college students and their families on Feb. 23. The church service at Washington Street Missionary Baptist Church, 721 Washington St., will begin at 10:45 a.m., followed by the fair at 1 p.m. College representatives will be on hand to discuss the admission and enrollment process, financial aid, scholarship opportunities and available programs and services.

"Conversations Between Nelson Mandela and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." will be held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 26 in the student center. The presentation will center on a unique and creative conversation between the two leaders.

For more information about Black History Month events, call Jipaum Askew-Robinson, WKCTC director of cultural diversity and minority affairs, at 270-534-3420.

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