CLOSINGS: View Closings

Students raise awareness for black history month

He is studying management, finance and banking and is also a resident assistant.

Posted: Feb. 7, 2018 8:48 PM

FOREST CITY, Iowa - In honor of black history month, college students in our area are making an effort to highlight African-Americans and the accomplishments they've made.

Stan Stinzawija is a sophomore from Poland who's attending Waldorf University.

He is studying management, finance and banking and is also a resident assistant.

This month he decided to organize an event for black history month with other RA's to showcase the film "Hidden Figures" which is about a team of female African American mathematicians at NASA who helped John Glenn orbit the earth.

“And that was back in the 1960's so they had to cross a lot of political gender and racial lines in order to be successful in their careers."

The film will be shown at 8 p.m. on February 8th in the Tanner building.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
62° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 62°
Albert Lea
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 63°
Austin
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 63°
Charles City
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 57°
Rochester
Clear
60° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 60°
Tracking more sunshine and a rain week ahead.
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Police make arrest in major Rochester drug bust

Image

Congressman King compares political struggles to Jesus

Image

Could legalizing sports betting help curb gambling addiction?

Image

RCTC honors hard-working educators

Image

Chris Nelson's Forecast 4/24/2019

Image

New guidelines on screen time for kids

Image

Convenience Stores Against Trafficking

Image

Albert Lea City Manager leaving for another job

Image

Revitalizing downtown Albert Lea

Image

Denim Day 2019

Community Events