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Heritage & Health Series Program

Black History Month 2022

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Celebrating Black Culture —Through Black Joy

For a listing of all Foothill College events, see our events calendar

Foothill College radio station KFJC 89.7 FM (and KFJC.org) will be airing special programming to celebrate and honor diversity. Aligning with Foothill College’s Heritage Months, specials will air throughout the KFJC schedule and will continue to be added throughout each month. Programs can also be streamed from the KFJC Broadcast Archives for two weeks after initial broadcast.

Wednesday, Feb. 2

Black History Month Opening Ceremony

12:30–1:30 p.m.
Join by Zoom

Let’s celebrate with BHM Chair Sydney Wheeler, EOPS Director & African American Network (ANN) April Henderson, Libation & Speech with Mama Keisha, Black Student Union (BSU), Testing & Assessment Center Specialist Fountainetta Coleman, & a Dance Troupe!

Zoom REGISTRATION

Monday, Feb. 7

Film Screening: I am not your Negro

10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Watch online or in Hearthside Lounge

Featuring I am not your Negro. Join Sociology Professor, John Fox and Equity Librarian Laura Gamez, as they facilitate a discussion on the  2016 Oscar nominated documentary, based on James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript, Remember this House. The film explores the history of racism in the 1970s through the eyes of Baldwin and stories of civil rights leaders such as Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr. Join us in the Hearthside Lounge on campus to watch the film!

WATCH THE FILM

History of African Americans in Santa Clara County: Jan Atkins

12:30-1:30 p.m.
Join by Zoom

For Zoom access, please RSVP with your first and last name, event name, and CWID to Venicia Massey at masseyvenicia@fhda.edu

Tuesday, Feb. 8

Photographer Spotlight: Adrian White

1–2 p.m.
Join by Zoom

Join FC Photography Professor Ron Herman and Photographer Adrian White!Watch Zoom Recording

Wednesday, Feb. 9

Film Discussion: I am not your Negro

11-11:50 a.m.
Join by Zoom

Featuring I am not your Negro. Join Sociology Professor, John Fox and Equity Librarian Laura Gamez, as they facilitate a discussion on the  2016 Oscar nominated documentary, based on James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript, Remember this House. The film explores the history of racism in the 1970s through the eyes of Baldwin and stories of civil rights leaders such as Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr.

Join us in the Hearthside Lounge on campus to join the discussion!

For Zoom access, please RSVP with your first and last name, event name, and CWID to Venicia Massey at masseyvenicia@fhda.edu

Transfer Options to 4-year Universities Including HBCUs

1:30-2:15 p.m.
Join by Zoom

Featuring FC Transfer Director Cleve Freeman!

ZOOM REGISTRATION

Friday, Feb. 11

Changemakers: Creating New Narratives | Creating Community

12:30–1:30 p.m.
Join by Zoom

Join Art History Professor Cynthia Brannvall and Panelists; Idris Hassan, Ayana Ivery, Tiarra Asia Knox, and Karen Seneferu, on topics surrounding Black identity, building community, creating new narratives, and Black joy.

For Zoom access, please RSVP with your first and last name, event name, and CWID to Venicia Massey at masseyvenicia@fhda.edu

Tuesday, Feb. 15

Resolving Racism: Sistah Kujichagulia 

11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Join by Zoom

Meet Educator, Activist, and Cultural Artist Phavia Kujichagulia

Professor Phavia Kujichagulia, author of Recognizing & Resolving the Roots of Racism, will deliver a presentation on The Politics of Racism & the Psychopathy of Jim Crow. Kujichagulia is the director of ResolvingRacism.com, designer of THINK OUTSIDE the BOX Brain Games for the HUE-wombman RACE, and former Professor of Ethnomusicology & African Civilizations at Stanford University and World College West.

How to RSVP For Event

For Zoom access, please RSVP with the following to Venicia Massey at masseyvenicia@fhda.edu

  • Your First and Last Name
  • Event Date and Name
  • Your CWID

Do you already have the Zoom link for this event from your professor or club leader or coach? You do not need to email us to RSVP.

Wednesday, Feb. 16

Athletic Power Talk: Brian Heat

12–1 p.m.
Join by Zoom

Featuring Brian "Heat" Hamlin for an Athletic Power Talk on "Creating Invincible Student Athletes on and off the Field".

Brian Heat is a dynamic Inspirational Speaker, Educator, Producer, Director, Publisher, and Amazon Best Selling Author with his latest book release Get Ignited: Your Blueprint for Discovering Purpose and Manifesting Dreams, who transforms audiences infusing high-octane motivational and cinematic themes, making his presentations trajectory changing and unforgettable!

For Zoom access, please RSVP with your first and last name, event name, and CWID to Venicia Massey at masseyvenicia@fhda.edu

Thursday, Feb. 17

Black Portraiture with Professor Cynthia Brannvall

12–1 p.m.
Join by Zoom

Join Art History Professor Cynthia Brannvall and her students in discussing Black Portraiture!

For Zoom access, please RSVP with your first and last name, event name, and CWID to Venicia Massey at masseyvenicia@fhda.edu

Tuesday, Feb. 22

Black History Month Closing Ceremony

Noon-1 p.m.
On Campus in The Village

Join us for a tree planting ceremony, complimentary refreshments and live music.

For Zoom access, please RSVP with your first and last name, event name, and CWID to Venicia Massey at masseyvenicia@fhda.edu

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