Black History Month 2018

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Chandler-Gilbert Community College

February 12-28
Black History Month Gallery Display
1st Floor Library, Gallery, Pecos Campus

Wednesday, February 7
 Black History Kickoff Event
Enjoy entertainment, music, and food
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Pavillion (SC100) Pecos Campus

Tuesday, February 20
Kawambe-Omowale African Drum, Dance, and Storytelling
11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Bridget Lounge, Williams Campus

Thursday, February 22
You Mean, There's RACE in My Movie?!
Workshop facilitated by Frederick W. Gooding. Jr.
11:30 a.m. -to 12:45 p.m.
AGA 1240, Pecos Campus

Tuesday, February 27
African American Readout
Selected faculty members reading prepared excerpts of works by African American authors and/or poets. The event is interactive, each reading is followed by discussion.
1:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
1st Floor Library, Pecos Campus

 

Estrella Mountain Community College

Thursday, February 1
Birth of a Nation
A discussion sharing the migration of Africans to the Americas
12 to 2 p.m.
Plaza Gallery

Saturday, February 10
SW Black History Month Celebration
Community speakers, performers, music, and tributes with reflection of community members
11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Ceremonial Plaza

Wednesday, February 14
MLK Luncheon
A celebration of the life of Martin Luther King. Speaker provides insight on MLK’s contributions.
12 to 2 p.m.
Community Room

Thursday, February 15
Black Love
An exploration about professional growth
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Student Life

Tuesday, February 20
Letter to My White Friend
An interesting dialogue with a friend
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
S CTL

Thursday, February 22
What to do when stopped…
Local police officers address community relations
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
ECC

Wednesday, February 28
Black Authors
Local authors sell their books, sign and share information
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Plaza Gallery

Thursday, March 1
Community Forum
Community leaders approach local issues and create solutions
12 to 2 p.m.
Plaza Gallery

 

Glendale Community College

Glendale Community College celebrates African American History Month. Events are free and open to the public. For questions/concerns, please contact the Student Leadership Center at 623-845-4499.

February 1-28
Check out the African American History Month displays in the Student Union Display Cases and the GCC Library 

Tuesday, February 6, and Wednesday, February 7
 
Motown Music
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Center Mall Club Fair

Wednesday, February 7
Soul Food Wednesdays Honey Bears BBQ
10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Center Mall

Wednesday, February 7
Film Screening: Brother Outsider
6:30 to 8 p.m.
SU 104 E

Tuesday, February 13
GCC Jazz Band Performance
5:30 to 8 p.m.
Center Mall

Wednesday, February 14
Soul Food

10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Center Mall

Wednesdays
Jamburritos Cajun Grille Express

Thursday, February 15
Kawambe-Omowale African Drum and Dance Theatre
12:30 to 1 p.m.
Student Union

Wednesday, February 21
Soul Food

10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Center Mall

Wednesdays
BuzznBeez Good Food

Wednesday, February 21
Presentation: Annake Marie, “The Wrap Effect”
12 to 1:00 p.m.
SU 104 E

Monday, February 26SU104
Pathways to Africa
Join us as we celebrate Africa! Please see a separate flyer for a schedule of activities
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wednesday, February 28
Soul Food Wednesdays with Honey Bears BBQ
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Center Mall

 

Paradise Valley Community College

Wednesday, February 14
Black History Month Luncheon
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

KSC1000AB
Free and open to the Community

 

Scottsdale Community College

Tuesday, February 20
I Am Root Collective
Join local creatives I Am Root, Co. as they present spoken word poetry and music
12:30 p.m.
Student Center Cafeteria

Wednesday, February 21
SCC Jazz Ensemble
Come watch the SCC Jazz Ensemble pay tribute to famous jazz musicians
11 a.m.
Student Center Cafeteria

Thursday, February 22
Retromuse Celebrating Black Literature
Drop by for open mic, the stage is yours
12:30 p.m.
SC Leadership Lounge

 

South Mountain Community College

Thursday, February 15
 SMCC Day Jazz Band
Take a break, relax, and enjoy the performance by the Day Jazz Band led by Dr. Jerome Garrison
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

LRC Patio

Friday, February 16
Black Student Union Hair Show
Black hair has been an integral feature of black history from African tribal styles to dreadlocks and the afro. Learn about the significance of hair in black culture
7 to 9 p.m.
Performing Arts Center
Admission: Students -$3 Staff/Community -$5

Tuesday, February 27
The Black Experience Movie Marathon
Drop in during the day for FREE popcorn and a movie. An historic non–stop marathon of films designed to engage and educate. Co-Sponsored by Phoenix Public Library. 

  • Get On Up, 10 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.
  • Loving, 12:45 to 2:50 p.m.
  • In the Heat of the Night, 3:15 to 5:05 p.m.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
SMCL 163

Date and Time
Cost

Free

Open To
Public
Location