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African American History Month

Date

Topic/Title

Event

Room

Time

Event Description

2/1-2/29

Art & Soul

Colors of Soul

Art Event

Campus-wide

varies

Featured Artist: Nicole Monae

Halls of Legends

interactive

Library

All month

Individual Interactive History

Week 1

Black Lives Matter 2.0

2/1/16

Black Lives Matter 2.0

Opening

Ceremony

Auditorium

10:00-11:30

Opening ceremony for Black History Month

2/2/16

Academically Speaking

Speaker

OAB 114

10:00-11:00

Dr. Tanya Fisher (Superintendent, Selma Unified School District)

Week 2

Health Through Heritage

2/8/16

Black Infant Health

Presentation

OAB 251

10:00-11:00

Erica Alexander (Fresno County Black Infant Health Coordinator)

2/9/16

Pathways to Healthcare

Health Fair

Fountain area

10:00-2:00

Information about health and careers in healthcare

2/9/16

HBCU Caravan Recruitment

College Expo

cafeteria

11:00-2:00

HBCU Recruitment

2/10/16

Black and Blue: Depression among African Americans

Tabling

outside

10:00-12:00

Depression

Screening

Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives: African Americans and Mental Health

Presentation

OAB 251

12:00-1:30

Dr. Arrie Smith PhD

Dr. Gerri Santos EdD

2/11/16

What About Us?: Children of Domestic Violence

Presentation

OAB 251

10:00-11:00

Ms. Eunice Vargas

Community Liaison/Programs

Desert Sanctuary, Inc.

Heart Healthy Home Cooking: African American Style

Presentation

OAB 251

11:00-12:30

Ms. Nancy Gray (restauranteur)

Adapting traditional recipes with healthy alternatives.

The Body Temple: A Better Way of Living

Presentation

OAB 251

1:00-2:00

Ms. Ronda Kelley

Author and Artist

Week 3

Media &

Entertainment

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

2/16/16

Rites Of Passage

Ceremonial

TBA

11:00-2:00

Student Transitions

Week 4

Crime & Justice in Black America

2/24/16

Meet the Artist: Nicole Monae

 

OAB 251

12:00-2:00

Meet artist Nicole Monae with student art by Jamien Armstrong, Bobby Brown, Royce Dunn, Alvin Greathouse, Bryan Lamb and Martin Townsend.

2/24/16

African Dance taught by Tara Boyd-Dixson (former FCC dance student)

Activity/ Performance

G-101

1:30-2:30

Any enrolled FCC student is welcome to participate along with faculty or FFC staff. All are welcome to come and watch – regardless of student/staff/faculty status!

2/27/16

GOSPELFEST!

Musical Event

Auditorium

5:00- 7:00

An evening of gospel music

2/29/16

Young African American Man Leadership Meeting with Elders

Presentation

OAB 251

10:00–2:00

Professor Kehinde Solwazi will lead a meeting for young African-American men.

Last updated: 2/23/2016 9:10:03 AM