Black History month
MiraCosta College celebrates Black History Month in February!
Heritage Month Events and Activities
View the Black History Month flyer
Visit the Library display through February 28 in Building 1200 (Oceanside Campus)!
Oceanside College Hour with Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Fair
Thursday, February 8, College Hour: 12:00 - 1:00 PM and HBCU Fair: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM @ OCN Fountain
Meet representatives from HBCUs including Shaw University, Tuskegee University, Texas Southern University, Bennett College, and Charles Drew University. Find out what it takes to transfer to an HBCU.
Umoja Porch Talk: Hip Hop, Math, & Literature
Friday, February 9, 12:00 - 1:30 PM @ Aztlan A&B (OC 3400)
In this educational presentation, the history of hip-hop music is described through a live DJ set and lecture. Spanning hip-hop’s origins among Black and Latino youth in the South Bronx of the 1970s to its global presence in the 21st century, this interactive experience combines sound, video, and hands-on learning to emphasize the ways in which hip-hop DJs and music producers use concepts from math and literature to practice their art.
State of the Black Campus
Tuesday, February 13, 12:00 - 1:30 PM @ Aztlan A&B (OC 3400)
Students, staff, and faculty are invited to an interactive presentation of data and overview on our African-American students and efforts by the college to sustain and increase student success.
How Far Have We Really Come? Forum
Wednesday, February 14, 5:30 - 7:30 PM @ Aztlan A&B (OC3400)
How Far Have We Really Come? is a discussion featuring Peggy Trotter Dammond Preacely, an acclaimed activist-artist and speaker. Preacely will discuss her experiences as a Freedom Rider and give insight into the current climate for the black and African-American communities.
2nd Annual Project LIKE Global Literacy Fair
Friday, February 16, 8:30-11:30 AM @ Del Rio Elementary School (5200 N. River Rd., Oceanside, CA 92057)
This volunteer event includes free books, storytelling, games, and arts and crafts for the students and attendees. Contact Edwina Williams for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Project LIKE website at http://projectlike.weebly.com/.
The Generational Connect/Disconnect of Black and African-American Men
Tuesday, February 20, 12:30 - 2:00 PM @ Aztlan A&B (OC 3400)
The Generational Connect/Disconnect of Black and African-American Men is a panel of black and African-American men who will discuss issues affecting the black and African-American communities as part of Black History Month.
African Drumming at the San Elijo College Hour
Thursday, February 22, 12:00 - 1:00 PM @ San Elijo Campus Lawn
Experience African drumming during the San Elijo College Hour! Beginners are welcome to join.
Film Screening (Film TBD)
Wednesday, February 28, 6:00 - 8:00 PM @ Aztlan A&B (OC3400)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Sponsors and Participants
- MiraCosta College Student Equity Department
- MiraCosta College ASG(College Hour)
- MiraCosta College Foundation(College Hour)
For questions, concerns, or submissions, please contact the Student Equity Department at (760) 757-2121 ext. 6900.