Celebrate Black History Month

Feb 03, 2016

Join CCBC as it highlights the contributions of African-Americans

“When I Rise” Let Your Voice be Heard
Feb. 5, 12:20 p.m., Arts and Humanities Hall, CCBC Essex, Recital Hall
An inspirational documentary toward finding forgiveness within oneself. A gifted black music student is cast in an opera to co-star with a white male classmate, fueling a racist backlash

The Black Panthers: Vanguard on the Revolution
Feb. 9, 11:10 a.m. – 12:35 p.m., CCBC Dundalk, College Community Center, Student Lounge
Enjoy a free film screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard on the Revolution which consists of rare footage and the voices from diverse people who were there during this revolutionary culture which emerged in the 1060s.

President’s Distinguished African-American Lecture Series
Thursday, Feb. 11, 11:10 a.m., CCBC Catonsville, Center for the Arts
CCBC President Sandra Kurtinitis welcomes prominent scholar and author Lisa Delpit as the guest lecturer. Delpit will explore the impact of stereotype threats within education. Free events, but tickets are required. Call 443-840-2787 for tickets.

“Selma”
Feb. 15, 1:30 p.m.,
CCBC Catonsville, Barn, Rm 003,
CCBC Dundalk, College Community Center, Rm 204,
CCBC Essex, College Community Center, Rm 102

Enjoy a free moving showing of “Selma,” a chronicle of Martin Luther King’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

Baltimore City College Choir
Feb. 19, 12:20 p.m., Arts and Humanities Hall, CCBC Essex, Recital Hall
Join the Baltimore City College Choir in celebration of African-American History Month! Under the direction of Marcus D. Smith, they will present a varied program of spirituals, gospel selections and music from African American composers.