The following events are planned by the college to commemorate Black History Month:
Through Feb. 29: A library display on the first and second floors
Feb. 9: Movie screening of "Selma," followed by discussion at 11:30-2 p.m. at the Performing Arts Theater, Building B
Feb. 17: A workshop presented by Dr. Tanis Starck, San Diego State University, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Cross Cultural Center (Student Center, I-128) The workshop is titled, "And Her Name was Katrina: Life After the Storm, a personal guide through a reflective journey of social justice and inequality in America."
Feb. 18: Celebratiing Black Excellence: Stop by the Cross Cultural Center (Student Center, I-128) to participate in various activities sponsored by the Associated Student Government from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Feb. 25: Introduction to the Black Student Union of Cuyamaca College from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the Grand Lawn. Learn about the Black Student Union of Cuyamaca College, community organizations, black businesses, and hear from local speakers. Free food will be provided at the even
Feb. 26:" Paving the Way" is a celebration of black history that includes musical performances, theater, dance, politics and more. Set for 7:30-9 p.m.at the Performing Arts Theatre, the production is directed by Robert J. Chambers, and it is a look back on the sacrifices and contributions that have been made to pave the way for many African-Americans. It is hosted by Chambers and Sakeenah Gallardo. Cost is $8, general admission; $5 for students with identification cards.
With the exception of the Feb. 26 event, all others are free and open to the public.