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!

To Register for the Expo
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)

RSVP for this the field trip

Spoken Word Showcase 2/21
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"
Moderated by County Supervisor Federal Glover
Panelists: Ms. Curlie Jackson, Nancy Parent (City Treasurer)
Councilwoman Merl Craft, and Shanelle Scales-Preston

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)        

Reserve your seat!

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


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 focus will be placed on the Port Chicago "Mutiny", the Italian-American
and Japanese Internments, and the popularization of women's changing
roles in the workplace as portrayed by "Rosie the Riveter"
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

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