BACO plans Black History Month 2021 events

Black Awareness Cultural Organization (BACO) is planning events for Black History Month in February for the Cornell College community.

“Black history month is the exemplary time for Black people to be unapologetically cultural and free to express what made us, us,” said BACO President Ciera Davis.

Feb. 4

Participants can join BACO’s general meeting for an open discussion regarding Black history and major events surrounding Black individuals. This will be held on Zoom at 7 p.m., and Cornell community members are welcome to email for the link to participate. 

Feb. 18 

BACO will hold an Ask a POC (person of color) Panel where people of color on campus and students can anonymously send in questions or ask questions about assumptions of people of color and get an honest answer. This event will take place via Zoom at 7 p.m. Requests for the event link and all questions can be submitted to

March 4

BACO will hold a presentation on being a Black ally that will be presented by Brena Levy, a Cornell College graduate. This will take place on Zoom at 7 p.m. Those interested can email for the link.