Black History Month wouldn’t be Black History Month without one mention of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We’ll have iconic images, with stories, of the Civil Rights leader on display in the Cross Cultural Centers.
Join us as Dr. Msia Clark, faculty, Department of Pan-African Studies at Cal State L.A., shares her research on the ways Tanzanian hip hop artists use social media to participate in social discourse to disseminate their music. She examines how social media helps the artists bridge barriers and create Pan African dialogues with artists across Africa and the Diaspora. #PanAfricanStudies #Tanzania #TheCCC
The key is “SETTING YOUR INTENTION.” Join us for this powerful four week Self and Relationship Empowerment Series, which will assist you in tapping into your personal power and inspire self-empowerment. All participants will receive a Guide to Self-Exploration Manual and Certificate of Completion. At each session, participants will be entered into a prize drawing for free parking for one quarter or a gift certificate. Sign up at the A.S.I. Administration Office 203, University-Student Union or in the EOP Office 215, Student Affairs.
While focusing on the case of Iran, Dr. Nayereh Tohidi, professor and director of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at California State University, Northridge, reviews the overall status of women in the Muslim majority countries and examines how women’s rights activists and feminists (Islamic, secular, Muslim, and non-Muslim) have been challenging patriarchal norms and structures.
A symposium in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Summer, Free Speech Movement, Civil Rights Act, Freedom Schools, and the Voting Rights Act and the 150th anniversary of 13th Amendment.
Wednesday, Feb. 4
3-6 p.m.: Introductory Films (Golden Eagle Ballroom)
"Freedom Summer" (2014)
"Mendez vs. Westminster: For All the Children/Para Todos Los Niños" (2002)
"Sylvia Mendez v. Westminster" (2011)