Monday, February 5, 2018

CGCC Celebrates Black History Month

Chandler-Gilbert Community College campuses have a full lineup of programs and activities this month to celebrate the rich intellectual and cultural contributions made by African Americans in the United States. We have everything from a historical photography exhibit and festival to a live African drum performance and poetry readings. See a list of our events below. All events are free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!

DATE EVENT Location/Time
Beginning Feb. 5 Photography Exhibit “Exploring the Dream: The Phoenix Connection,” a photographic exhibition of exception Phoenicians who inspire others provided courtesy of Image Makers Lyda and Oswald Harris. 1st Floor Library, Gallery Pecos Campus, Library Hours
Beginning Feb. 12 Black History Month Gallery Display Featuring multiple class student projects 1st Floor Library, Gallery Pecos Campus, Library Hours
Wednesday, Feb. 7 Black History Month Kickoff Festival Entertainment, Music, and Food Pavilion (SC100), Pecos Campus 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Tuesday, Feb. 20 Kawambe-Omowale African Drum, Dance & Storytelling Bridget Lounge Williams Campus 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Thursday, Feb. 22 You Mean, There’s RACE in My Movie?! Workshop facilitated by Frederick W. Gooding, Jr. allows attendees to engage in a constructive dialogue about the harsh realities of the disparities seen throughout Hollywood. AGA 1240 Pecos Campus 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Tuesday, Feb. 27 African American Readout Selected faculty members reading prepared excerpts of works by African American authors and/or poets. The event is interactive, each reading is followed by discussion. 1st Floor Library, Pecos Campus, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm  

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