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FDLTCC hosts event with Serrano Robinson

The in-person event is limited to current students at FDLTCC. Members of the community can tune in via Zoom.

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Men as Peacemakers boys group coordinator Serrano Robinson talks about working with kids at the organization in Duluth on Friday, July 23, 2021.
Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

CLOQUET — Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College will host a presentation in honor of Black History Month at noon Wednesday, Feb. 23, featuring Serrano Robinson, according to a news release from the college.

During his presentation, Robinson will acknowledge the United States’ history involving the Black community while raising awareness of current racial inequities and social injustices that Black people face. Through open discussion with the audience, he hopes to create an understanding of the issues that the Black community faces to create a better future, the news release said.

The in-person event is limited to current students at FDLTCC and will include with a soul food lunch provided by Doc Witherspoon's Soul Food Shack.

Members of the community are invited to join the presentation via Zoom. To learn more about joining the event virtually, please visit https://fdltcc.edu/event/guest-speaker-serrano-robinson/ .

“This college was founded on the basis of celebrating diversity and learning more about others’ experiences," said Stephanie Hammitt, president of FDLTCC, in the news release. "It is important that we continue to have presentations such as this for our community so we can better understand the challenges each of us may have experienced, as well as the strengths each of us brings to the table to enrich each other’s lives.”

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To learn more about the event, contact Ariel Johnson Nandagikendan (Seek to Learn) Academy director at FDLTCC via email at ariel.johnson@fdltcc.edu , or visit https://fdltcc.edu/event/guest-speaker-serrano-robinson/ .

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