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Heritage & Health Series Program

Black History Month February 2019

Black Culture

Film Festival: Strong Island

Wednesday, February 6
9:30 a.m–Noon
Location: Hearthside Lounge (2313)

Award-winning Netflix documentary directed by Yance Ford; hosted by Foothill's Umoja Club.

College Hour: Opening Ceremony

Wednesday, February 6
Time: Noon–2 p.m.
Location: Campus Center Dining Room (2201)

Please join us for our annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. luncheon event

Core Ensemble: Of Ebony Embers Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance

Friday, February 8
7–9 p.m.
Location: Lohman Theatre (8000)

Admission is free. Please RSVP to reserve a seat

A chamber music theatre work for actor and trio (cello, piano & percussion) celebrating the lives of the great African-American poets, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and Claude McKay as seen through the eyes of the great muralist and painter Aaron Douglas. Text is by Akin Babatunde.The musical score includes works by jazz giants Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton, Billy Strayhorn, Thelonius Monk and Charles Mingus as well as concert music by Jeffrey Mumford and George Walker.


Film Festival: Black Panther

Tuesday, February 12
Noon–2 p.m.
Location: Hearthside Lounge (2313)

We are kicking off our AFRO FUTURISM week with a screening of the film "Black Panther." Join us as and enjoy free popcorn, too.

Lecture Series I: Future Careers

Wednesday, February 13
ime: 10–11 a.m.
Location: STEM Success Center (4218)

Learn about flipping the script on the high-tech world of work. If you can't make it to campus, participate online.

Download the the event flyer for details

Black Minds Matter

Lecture Series II: Phavia Kujichagulia

Tuesday, February 19
Noon–1 p.m.
Location: Hearthside Lounge (2313)

The author of "Recognizing and Resolving the Roots of Racism" will discuss the elephant in the room — racism.

College Hour: College Fair

Wednesday, February 20
ime: Noon–1 p.m.
Location: Toyon  (2020)

Join Cleve Freeman and Fred McCathorine to explore college prep and transfer routes.


AVOTCJA + MODUPUE: Live Music, Poetry & Open Mic

Tuesday, February 26
9:30 a.m–Noon
Location: Campus Center Dining Room (2201)

Lecture Series III: Afro-Latinx Roots & History In California

Wednesday, February 27
Noon–1 p.m.
Location: Hearthside Lounge (2313)

Join Dr. Frederick Gaines, chair of Ethnic Studies at College of San Mateo, for a talk on Afro-Latinx Roots and History In California.
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