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Black History Month

February 01, 2017 - February 28, 2017

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Cuyamaca College

February is Black History Month sponsored by: Associated Student Government, Cuyamaca College History Department, Equity & Engagement, & Student Affairs.

ALL Events are FREE!!

Feb. 1st - Student Involvement Fair from 11:30-1:30pm on the Grand Lawn.
                 The BSU will be participating in the Student Involvement Fair. Come out and learn more about diverse student organizations and other leadership opportunities. There will be free food & music!

Feb. 3rd - Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration from 11 a.m.-12:30pm in I-207, Student Center
                 Cuyamaca College invites students, faculty, staff & administrators to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. This event is free to all Cuyamaca College students & personnel.

Feb. 8th - The Mass Incarceration of Afican-American Males: A return to Institutionalized Slavery, Oppression, and Disenfranchisement of Constitutional Rights by Dr. Tanis Stark - from 11-12:30pm in I-128, Cross-Culture Center
                 This presentation will explore how the American justice system disfranchises African-American males of their constitutional rights of liberty & equal justice, thus placing them in a system of de facto slavery.

Feb 9th - College Hour - Black Excellence Panel from 11:30-12:30pm in I-207, Student Center
                This panel will consist of young African-American professionals from different career industries. They will share their experience in the workforce as a your African-American professional and how to navigate microaggressions.

Feb 15th - Black History Panel from 2-3pm in I-207, Student Center - Snacks will be served. Presented by the Department of History
                  Presenters:  Javier Gonzales-Meeks, Mansa Musa: Malinese Ruler &
                                       Renaissance Man
                                       Moriah Gonzales-Meeks:Truth, Taylor, and Tubman: Women during
                                       the Civil War
                                       Alazar Tesfamariam, Colorism in the African-American Community

Feb 27th - The Birth of a Nation from 3-6pm in B-101, Digital Theatre
                  Come and watch The Birth of a Nation with the Black Student Union. This film is based on the story of Nat Turner, the enslaved man who led a slave rebellion in Southampton County, Virginia, in 1831.

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