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R Thomas Flynn Campus Center Atrium
10:00 am - 07:00 pm

On Monday February 7, the Black Student Union and the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project are hosting a Poetry Contest to mark Black History Month. Poems will be performed in-person or via video in the R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center Atrium.

  • Poem should be about an African American person in history who influenced you
  • Length should be 3 – 5 minutes
  • No profanity or offensive language

Please submit videos or written poems to BSU Instagram: @Mccb.bsu. All poems must be submitted by noon on Tuesday, February 1, 2022.


Prizes for each category (video and in-person):

  • 1st p[lace $250 gift card and poem featured on MCC Blackboard
  • 2nd place $100 gift card
  • 3rd place $75 gift card


CONTACT: Jodi Oriel
SPONSOR: Black Student Union and HGHRP
RSVP: Black Student Union Instagram: @Mccb.bsu