Cultural

Event Time and Date

Wednesday, March 29 2017, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
6 Days until this Event

The Black Liberation Talk series at the Black Cultural Center of Virginia Tech creates a space to eat and discuss timely, pop-culture, and social justice related issues relating to the Black Community led by faculty, professors, and community members. For Body Matters Week, we will explore body image issues and ideals within the black community and talk about the intersections of race, culture, and mental health. Dr. Charlotte Amenkhienan and Dr. Virginia Jones of the Cook Counseling Center, and Dr. Russell Jones of the Department of Psychology will lead the discussion. This event will be held at the Black Cultural Center located inside Squires Student Center. Free lunch will be provided at this event.

Squires Student Center

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