Cultural Events, Film Screenings Mark Black History Month at CSUDH

February is Black History Month. This year’s theme is “Reclaiming Africana Culture, Community and Self through Health and Wellness.”

Be a part of the celebration and discover some of the significant ways that black leaders, visionaries, scientists, innovators, authors, and artists have contributed to society. Below is a list of several entertaining and informative events taking place on campus throughout the month.

Martin Luther King Jr.All events are free. Check back for additions and updates.

Thursday| Feb. 2

‘11th Annual Martin Luther King Symposium

Hosted by the Africana Studies Department.

Loker Student Union ballroom |4-5:30 p.m.

For more information, call (310) 243-3420.

 

Monday| Feb. 6

Terrence RobertsLecture: ‘Lessons from Little Rock’

Featuring Terrence James Roberts, one of the Little Rock Nine, a group of African-American students who, in 1957, were the first black students ever to attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1999, he and the other people of the Little Rock Nine were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal by President Bill Clinton.

Hosted by Multicultural Affairs and the Black Resource Center.

Loker Student Union, Ballroom B | 11:30-12:45 p.m.

For more information, call (310) 243- 2519.

 

Wednesday| Feb. 8

Screening of  ‘The System‘ (Policing and Mass Incarceration)

Hosted by the History Department.

Loker Student Union, 324-325  | 10 a.m.-11:45 p.m.

For more information, call (310) 243-3328.

 

LGBTOA‘Remembering Orlando: Safe Space for Black LGBTQA’

Hosted by the Africana Studies Department.

Loker Student Union, 324-325 | 4-6 p.m.

For more information, call (310) 243-3420.

 

Monday| Feb. 13

Movie Screening of  ‘Loving

Hosted by the Loker Student Union.

Loker Student Union, North Lawn  | 7:30-9:30 p.m.

For more information, call (310) 243-3854.

Friday| Feb. 16

Screen and discussion of the documentary ‘How to Maintain Wellness Despite of Mass Incarceration’

Hosted by the Black Resource Center.

Loker Student Union, 110 | 6-8 p.m.

For more information, call (310) 243- 2519.

 

Monday| Feb. 20

‘Notions of Blackness: Being Black on a College Campus’

Hosted by Multicultural Affairs

Loker Student Union, 324-325 | 6-8 p.m.

For more information, call (310) 243-2519.

 

Thursday| Feb. 23

Notable Californians bookBook Presentation: ‘Notable Southern Californians in Black History

Hosted by Archives and Special Collections, and the History Department.

University Library, 5th Floor | 6:30 p.m.

For more information, call (310) 243-3895.

 

Monday| Feb. 27

‘Shatter My Silence: Mental Health for Africana Women’

Hosted by Multicultural Affairs.

Loker Student Union, 110| 6-8 p.m.

For more information, call (310) 243-2519.

 

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