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Black History Month

February 01, 2016 - February 29, 2016

Cuyamaca College

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 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.

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