Black History Events

Black history Spring 2019

Black History Events

Spring 2019

LMC Library Display Black History Awareness
Visit the library display case or African American Studies resource page to learn about the history of African Americans
2/1 - 2/8
16th Annual Black College Expo at the Oracle Arena, Oakland
Meet one on one with top HBCUs and a variety of other college and universities. Get accepted on the spot, scholarships, and application fees waived. Don't forget to bring your transcripts!

MLK Jr. / Cesar Chavez Food Drive to support LMC Food Pantry
Bring your non-perishable items to the Office of Student Life or LMC Food Pantry. Clubs
can complete to earn top donor MLK/Cesar Chavez Award at the S.T.E.L.A.R. Awards.
Frederick Douglass Writing Competition Deadline 2/14

Museum of African Diaspora (MOAD)Trip
MoAD offers programs that showcase the art history, and cultural richness of the                 
African Diaspora.  Join us to "explore and celebrate the beliefs, practices, traditions,
and customs connected to these movements.
Highlighting: Black Refractions (January 16-April 14, 2019)

Reading to children at Foothill Elementary 2/25-2/28
March - May  

Panel discussion at Pittsburg Historical Society and Museum
"You Cannot Write Women out of History"
A celebration of both African American and Women's History Month
Moderated by County Supervisor Federal Glover
Panelists: Ms. Curlie Jackson, Nancy Parent (City Treasurer)
Councilwoman Merl Craft, and Shanelle Scales-Preston

Sunday, March 3, 2019
1:30-4:00 PM (official time is 2:00-4:00 PM but arrive early for seating)
515 Railroad Avenue (Old Downtown Pittsburg)


Movie and Discussion at Maya Cinemas: Blindspotting
Facilitated by: Dr. Sabrina Kwist, Dean of Equity and Inclusion & Sasha Brown,
Coordinator of Social Justice at Mills College
View the 2018 Movie Trailer (2018)        

A Place to Talk on Blindspotting
Open to those who participated in movie and discussion
at Maya Cinemas or who have seen movie

Cesar Chavez Blood Drive


Spoken Word Showcase
Jackhammer Sepenade
Workshop scheduled 5:00-6:00 PM
Food/Music: 6:00-6:30 PM
Open Mic: 7:00-7:30 PM
Showcase: 7:30-8:00 PM

For more information contact Umoja/BSU at March 28

HBCU Tour 3/31-4/5

Night at the Museum: Race, Gender, and Class (Seminar Format)
Hosted by the Pittsburg Historical Society and Museum
A discussion on "Race, Gender and class in Pittsburg's Past" 

Monday, April 22, 2019
7:00 PM- 9:00 PM
515 Railroad Avenue (Old Downtown Pittsburg)

25th Silver Anniversary Gospel Celebration Concert
For more information contact Professor Henderson

"Understanding Justice" Panel
Featuring: District Attorney Diana Becton of Contra Costa County &
Chief Tammany Brooks of the Antioch Police Department
A panel discussion on the criminal justice system and how it impacts
African-American and LatinX communities

6:30-7:30 PM
Location: Los Medanos College (Library L-109)


Sponsored By: Umoja, BSU, ULC, Office of Equity and Inclusion, Interclub Council, Music Department, English Department, Library, Transfer and Career Services, and the Office of Student Life