Navigate Up
Sign In
district,http://rss.blackboardconnect.com/167340/cccalert/feed.xml;washington,http://rss.blackboardconnect.com/167340/cccalerthw/feed.xml;truman,http://rss.blackboardconnect.com/167340/cccalerttr/feed.xml;daley,http://rss.blackboardconnect.com/167340/cccalertda/feed.xml;olive-harvey,http://rss.blackboardconnect.com/167340/cccalertoh/feed.xml;kennedy,http://rss.blackboardconnect.com/167340/cccalertkk/feed.xml;wright,http://rss.blackboardconnect.com/167340/cccalertwr/feed.xml;malcolm-x,http://rss.blackboardconnect.com/167340/cccalertmx/feed.xml

Black History Month Celebrated With Performances, Films and Lectures at CCC

2/1/2013 12:00 AM

Daley College      

(773) 838-7500 

          
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19            
GHANA Presentationz, 10-11 a.m.


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21  
Dance event highlighting African dances, from historic to line dancing, 5:30-7 p.m.​ 

  

Harold Washington College      

​(312) 553-5600 

                         

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19               
“Standing on Her Shoulders”, sponsored by the Harold Washington College chapter of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges, Room 103, 2-3:20 p.m.             

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20
Film and discussion: "Look for me in the Whirlwind" (about the life of Marcus Garvey), 4 p.m., Room 1029       
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21              
The Sydney R. Daniels Oratorical Festival (25th Anniversary), 2-4 p.m., Room 103.               

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25    

Documentary film: "Woke Up Black," 3-5 p.m., Room 103. Winner of the 2012 Black Excellence Award in Documentary Filmmaking from the African American Arts Alliance of Chicago, Woke Up Black focuses on five black youth, along with their struggles and triumphs as they start their journey into adulthood. A post-screening discussion featuring Director/Producer Mary F. Morten, documentary subject Sheldon Smith, and Black Youth Project Principal Investigator Dr. Cathy J. Cohen will follow. To register, please visit this webpage.

Lecture: Black Entrepreneurship, by Professor Rashid Carter, 12 p.m., Room 1012            

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28               
The Annual Ramon Price Art Contest

  • Theme: African-American History 
  • Submission deadline for artwork is Feb. 22, at 3 p.m. in Room 817 
  • 1st place $200, 2nd place $175, 3rd place $125 
  • Winners will be announced on February 28 

For additional information on the contest, please contact Dyane Brown ext. 5770 (Library) or Shirley Glover (sglover@ccc.edu), ext. 5844 (Room 817)  ​ 

                                          

Kennedy-King College                         

​(773) 602-5000    

                 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14     

“We Heart Our Country”: Valentine's for Vets, 12-2 p.m., Veterans Center Room W-100 

  

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY     

152nd Annual Poetry SLAM! Friday in the U-Building Theater 6-9:30 p.m. 

                

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20     

Black History Month Jeopardy Wednesday, W-Building Cafeteria, 12-2 p.m. 

                  

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21     

The Langston Hughes Family Exhibition, U-Building Great Hall, 12-2 p.m. @12-2 p.m.     

  

  

Malcolm X College                         

(312) 850-7000 

        

MONDAY TO SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4-17               
Black History Month Vendors, First Floor               

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15               
Lecture: The History of African-Americans in the U.S. Armed Services, 2-3 p.m., Room 2535                  

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19               
Lecture: The African Diaspora around the Globe, 12:30-2 p.m., Room 2535                 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21               
History of Stepping, 10-3 p.m., Cultural Center                  

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22               
Stepper Set, 8 p.m.-midnight, Cultural Center               

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25               
Poetry Reading and Workshop with Avery Young, 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m., Room 2535              

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28

Final Black History Month Celebration, 12:30-2 p.m., Theater               


                        

Olive-Harvey College      

(773) 291-6100  

                                    

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 

Movie: "African Tales", Business and Pleasure Center for Student Engagement, Room L426 | 2 p.m.-4 p.m.        

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15  
Essay Contest: Explain the significance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy on Popular Culture 

In recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Black History Month, the college is sponsoring an essay contest. 

          
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19   
Guest Speaker: Dr. Martha Biondi, Northwestern University, African American Studies Department Chair Dr. Biondi will discuss her new book “The Black Revolution on Campus”  
Faculty/Staff Lounge, Room 1205, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
    
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19   
Know Your Heritage Black History Month Contest: A Jeopardy game-show style contest in which teams compete on their knowledge of African and African-American History.    
Location TBA | 2:30-4 p.m.    

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20   

Film: "Brian’s Song", Center for Student Engagement, Room L426, 2:00 p.m. -4 p.m.      

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27   
Documentary film: "The Underground Railroad", Center for Student Engagement, Room L426, 2-4 p.m.   

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28   
Montford Point Marines veterans visit: Main Foyer, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Meet some of the first African-Americans who entered the U.S. Marine Corps from 1942–1949 at Montford Point Camp in New River, North Carolina. They were the first African-American Marines awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.

  

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28   
Gospel concert featuring local choirs and solo artists, Location TBA, 6- 8 p.m.   

                  

Truman College      

​(773) 907-4000       

  

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28   
Documentary film: “Prince Among Slaves”, Student Activity Center, 2 p.m. Discussion and pre-lecture led by Professor Anghesom Atsbah 

           

Wilbur Wright College                         

(773) 777-7900 


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21     
Book discussion, “Day of Releasing Judgment”, Room S134, 1 p.m​

 

Contact Information

Jeremy Gantz, Media Relations Officer
Phone: 
(312) 553-3325
Fax: 
 

Department

Learn More