DVC Celebrates Black History Month! February 2019

February 2019 Black History Month Activities are co-sponsored by the DVC Umoja Program, the Equity Speaker Series, DVC Library, and DVC Student Services.

Campus and Local Events

DVC Equity Speaker Series:

Rise by Lifting - The world is y/ours:  Reflections of a global RAPtivisit- Aisha Fukushima

Fukushima is the founder of RAPtivism (Rap Activism), a hip hop project spanning 20 countries and four continents, amplifying
universal efforts for freedom and justice. She is a multilingual, multiracial African American Japanese woman who lectures and
performs from the United States to France, Morocco, Japan, Germany, England, South Africa, Senegal, India, Denmark, and beyond.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 12:45 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.
Performing Arts Center (PAC) - Pleasant Hill Campus

16th Annual Oakland Black College Expo

Admission is $8.00 per person and includes application fee waivers, on-the-spot admission and scholarships (bring official transcripts from all colleges attended). Free parking! Open to everyone!
For more information and a schedule of workshops, go to https://www.thecollegeexpo.org/events/oakland
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Eastside Club of Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA

Umoja Student Panel

Race in America: Umoja Students Speak
Umoja students will discuss race relations and education in America and share their experiences being African American students at DVC.

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Student Union Conference Center 

Library Display

Black History Month Book Club: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
February 1 - 28, 2019 in the DVC Library
Books will be provided. Contact @dvclibrary on Instagram for information.