CCBC celebrates Black History Month

Feb 11, 2019

Join us as the Office of Intercultural Engagement host events throughout February celebrating Black History Month.

February 14, 2019
11:10 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
CCBC Dundalk, Career Building, Rm. 207
Mosaic Talks – “A Lesson on Culture”
Students explore their cultural script in the context of the cultures they have been exposed to through family, friends, school, work, hobbies and spiritual life. The facilitator will first model the lesson and share the cultures she has been exposed to throughout her lifetime.

February 19, 2019
11:10 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.
CCBC Essex, Romadka College Center, Rm 123
Culture, Coffee and Conversation
The Progressive Student Alliance (PSA) helps facilitate a conversation around The missing link in Black history: It doesn’t start with slavery. Culture, Coffee & Conversation is a series of informal café style workshops in which students, faculty and staff can come together to discuss important social and cultural issues over coffee and tea. It aims to provide a safe, relaxed and intellectually stimulating space in which the college community can come together to share their thoughts and concerns about a range of contemporary topics and issues.

February 21, 2019

12:45 – 2 p.m.
CCBC Essex, Romadka College Center, Rm. 123
“Who is African American?”
A discussion regarding a topic many African Americans grapple with – where did my family originate? This discussion will also explore where 1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation immigrants from Africa and the African Diaspora fit into North America's "racial categories" and racial legacies.

February 21, 2019
9:35 – 11 a.m.
CCBC Dundalk, Career Building, Rm. 207
Mosaic Talks – “A Lesson on Culture”
Students explore their cultural script in the context of the cultures they have been exposed to through family, friends, school, work, hobbies and spiritual life. The facilitator will first model the lesson and share the cultures she has been exposed to throughout her lifetime.

February 26, 2019
12 – 2:30 p.m.
CCBC Catonsville, Student Services Center, Rm. 004
Join us for a movie screening of the film 13th a 2016 American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. The film explores the "intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States.” It is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which freed the slaves and prohibited slavery, with the exception of slavery as punishment for a crime.

February 28, 2019
9:35 – 10:55 a.m.
CCBC Essex, Arts & Humanities Hall, Rm 220
Mosaic Talks – “A Lesson on Culture”
Students explore their cultural script in the context of the cultures they have been exposed to through family, friends, school, work, hobbies and spiritual life. The facilitator will first model the lesson and share the cultures she has been exposed to throughout her lifetime.