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Black History Month: Black History Month Celebration

A guide highlighting books, websites, and articles on African American history and heritage.

Black History Month Calendar of Campus Events

"Before we were,Now are are

                                                   Campus Events

Wednesday, February 5
Join artist Janetta Coleman to celebrate the historical contributions of African Americans and their struggles for freedom and equality 
Deepening our understandings our nation's history.
Time/Location: 12 noon - 1 p.m., Campus Center Dining Room (Room 2201)

Monday,  February 10
Lecture Series I: The Black Experience - Students Perspective Panel

Hear students of color from varying backgrounds discuss their observations and experiences in the world. 
Time/Location: 11:00 a.m. - 12 noon Hearthside Lounge (Room 2313)

Wednesday, February 12
Lecture Series II: Reclaiming our Vote 
Suppressed: The Fight to Vote: the new documentary by Robert Greenwald weaves together personal stories from voters across the state of Georgia to paint an undeniable picture of voter suppression in the 2018 midterm elections, during which Stacy Abrams fought to become the first black female governor in the U.S. 
Time/Location: 11 a.m. - 12 noon. Hearthside Lounge (Room 2313)

Wednesday, February 12
College our II - One Love Valentine's Fest
Join the ASFC Activities Board and the Black History Month planning committee for music and food. Health Services Psychological Services Booth. 
Time/Location: 12 noon -2 p.m.  - Campus Center Dining Room (Room 2201)



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Thursday, February 13
Racism: The Elephant in the Room, Featuring Phavia Kujichagulia 

Join educator, activist and articist Phavia Kujichagulia for an extraordinary lecture presentation on RACISM - The Elephant in the Room, as she reveals the historic socio-political origins and the daily psycho-lingusitic assaults of racism, while debunking the mythology of race. 

11:00 a.m. - 12 noon Hearthside Lounge (Room 2313)

Monday,  February 10
Lecture Series I: The Black Experience - Students Perspective Panel

Hear students of color from varying backgrounds discuss their observations and experiences in the world. 
11:00 a.m. - 12 noon Hearthside Lounge (Room 2313)

Wednesday, February 19
College Hour III - Roots Ceremony for the Green Soul 
Join us in the Village Center for an Open House with Umoja and Puente Students. 
12 noon - 1 p.m.  The Village (4223)

Thursday, February 20
Lecture Series IV: "My Journey as a Black Female Physician" 
Dr. Kaishauna Guidry, M.D. is a hospice worker who works for Companion Health Group in Riverside, California. She is determined to empower youth fo improved diversity in the pipeline of medicine

10:00 a.m. - 12 noon Hearthside Lounge (Room 2313)

 

Monday, February 24
Lecture Series V: Future Careers Flipping the Script on the High Tech World of Work
Jack Aponte is a gender/queer Black Boriqua living in Oakland, CA. He has worked at the intersection of tech and social justice since 2003.

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 am. The Village (4223)

Wednesday, February 26
College Hour IV - Closing Ceremony & National African American Read - In Open Mic Cultural Celebration 
Join readers from all backgrounds in celebration of literacy and Black History Month! Select an excerpt to rea from a book, poem, o rother literary works written b an African American author. 

12 noon - 1:00 pm  Campus Center Dining Room (2201)

Welcome to Black History Month

Foothill students, faculty and staff celebrate the cultural diversity of the campus community throughout the year with a series of heritage month events.   

Foothill College celebrates Black History Month during the month of February.    The calendar of campus events for the 2020 Black History Month campus celebration is listed in the left column.  

For additional information on Foothill College heritage month celebrations contact the Student Activities Office at (650) 949-7282, visit the Foothill College Heritage and Health Series web page, or drop by the Campus Center Student Activities Office, Room 2009.