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Black Heritage: Cultural Celebration

Date: 2/26/2020 1:00 PM

Location: Student Services Plaza

Black Heritage: Cultural Celebration

Umoja Black Scholars is sponsoring activities in February to celebrate Black Heritage month. This year's theme is "Our History: In Living Color." 

The following is a schedule of Black Heritage activities:

  • Woke Wednesday Cookout on Wednesday, February 12 at 1p-3p in Campus Center 102. Join us in a program mixer, meet and greet, games and activities. 
  • Trap and Paint on Wednesday, February 19 at 2P in the Art Gallery Courtyard. This is a cultured painting experience with light food, refreshments, and music. 
  • Black Heritage Distinguished Keynote by William Allen Young of Paradigm Entertainment- Award winning actor/director, educatior, advocate and former #1 College Speaker in the nation. Join us on Monday, February 24 at 2p in the Music Recital Hall (Music 106)
  • Just Mercy Film Screening and Panel Discussion on Tuesday, February 25 at 1p. in the Mainstate Theater in the Theater Arts Building. Just Mercy is a 2019 American Legal Drama that tells the true story of Walter McMillian, who with the help of young defense attorney Bryab Stevenson, appleals his murder conviction. 
  • Cultural Celebration on Wednesday, February 26 at 1p at the Student Services Plaza. Join us for cultural performamnce, African dance, drum circle, music and soul food. 
  • Comedy Show on Thursday, February 27 at 1:30p in the Theater Arts Building Blackbox Theater. Hosted by Comedian Jackson McQueen and other comics featured on BET, VH1, Comedy Central and the Laugh Factory. 
  • Harambee Conference at CSUN on Friday, February 28. Discover the cultural legacy of African-Americans in the pursuit of higher education and see some of the exciting opportunities available at CSUN. Lunch will be provided. 

This event is held in collaboration with Student Equity, Associated Student Union, Student Services, Art Department, Music Department, Ethnic Studies, Library, Black Student Union, and Professional Development. 

For more information, contact the Black Scholars Office at 818.947.2600 ext. 4874.


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For more information please contact: Black Scholars Office

Phone: 818.947.4874

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