DVC Celebrates Black History Month! February 2018

 February 2018 Black History Month Activities are co-sponsored by the DVC Umoja Program, the WoCA/MoCA clubs, the Equity Speaker Series, DVC Library, and DVC Student Services.

Campus Events

 Khalid El-Hakim Black History Month 2018   DVC Equity Speaker Series:

Black History 101, Mobile Museum - Khalid El-Hakim, Curator

Khalid el-Hakim (the “hip hop generation’s Arthur Schomburg”) is returning to DVC with the Black History 101 Mobile Museum featuring  over 7,000 original artifacts of Black memorabilia. The museum’s historical context leads up to '68 with original material from the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the Jim Crow era. The Moblie Museum will be open all day. Khalid El-Hakim will be available to answer questions.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Diablo Room

Black History 101, Mobile Museum - Professor Griff of Public Enemy

As part of the Black History 101 Mobile Museum exhibit, a 45-60 minute multi-media lecture by Professor Griff of Public Enemy will be presented. Professor Griff will speak on how that era inspired the work of Public Enemy.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Diablo Room

WoCA/MoCA/Umoja Unity Night

Film screening of Malcolm X followed by discussion. FREE pizza will be served.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
BFL Community Conference Room

Umoja Student Panel

Race in America: Umoja Students Speak
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Student Union Conference Center 

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Transfer Fair

Seeking new transfer university options? Then come to DVC's HBCU Transfer Fair to meet one-on-one with recruiters from 20+ colleges. On-the-spot acceptance, scholarships, and application fee waiver opportunities are available for qualified students. Come learn about the benefits of attending an HBCU!
Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
DVC Pleasant Hill Campus Commons (rain location: Main Street Bistro (Cafeteria))

Transfer Student Panel

Umoja students who have transferred share their insights into what you need to know to be successful.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
PUMA Center Lounge

Field Trip to the DeYoung Museum

Revelations: Art from the African American South
Space is limited. If you are a student interested in attending this activity, contact Sara Larkin (slarkin@dvc.edu) in Student Life for more information.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
DeYoung Museum, San Francisco

Leadership Speaker Event - Are You Ready for the Change? - Joshua Fredenburg

Nationally acclaimed speaker, Joshua Fredenburg, will discuss the positive intersections between leadership, diversity, and activism.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Diablo Room

A2MEND Conference

11th Annual African American Male Summit
The theme for the conference this year is "Birth of a Nation: Exploring Revolutionary Practices to Improve Outcomes For African American Male Students." The African American Male Education Network and Development (A²MEND) organization is comprised of African American male administrators who foster institutional change.
Participation in the summit is very limited. If you are a student interested in attending this event, contact Angela Parris (aparris@dvc.edu) for more information.
Wednesday, February 28 - Friday, March 2, 2018
Los Angeles

Library Display - African Americans in Times of War

Black History Month Library Display
February 1 - 28 in the DVC Library
For more information check out the Library's Black History Month research guide.