February 9, 2021

Black History Month: Black Panthers Free Breakfast
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center
Description: Tuesday, Feb. 9 9-11 a.m. Free breakfast from the Black Student Association (BSA): The BSA will honor the Black Panther Party's revolutionary, free breakfast program, an idea later adopted by the federal and state government as a way to help children.

Learn more about the Black Panthers and their groundbreaking efforts to combat racially unjust food scarcity/food insecurity and malnutrition and bring about lasting change nationwide to the benefit of all our nation's children:

Breakfast baggies will include apples, bananas, granola bars, mini water or juice, and a pamphlet about the Black Panthers.

For more information about the event, contact BSA President Shakyria Bailey at sb-bailey2@wiu.edu.
Related Web Site: Black History Month News Release
Contact Information:
 Shakyria Bailey
 Phone: (309) 298-2220
 Email: sb-bailey2@wiu.edu
Source: Gwendolyn Brooks Cultural Center

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