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.
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.
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.
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
Race in America: Umoja Students Speak
Thursday, February 8, 2018, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Student Union Conference Center
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))
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
Revelations: Art from the African American South
Space is limited. If you are a student interested in attending this activity, contact Sara Larkin (email@example.com) in Student Life for more information.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
DeYoung Museum, San Francisco
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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Wednesday, February 28 - Friday, March 2, 2018
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.