|Articles, Live Events, Media Archive, United States on 2013-02-10 04:01Z by Steven|
The San Diego Union-Tribune
El Cajon — Both East County community colleges are getting into the commemoration of Black History Month with free events this month.
A library exhibit featuring John Robert Clifford, a seminal figure in African-American history (and a forefather of a Cuyamaca College administrator) and a stepping demonstration by members of a historically black fraternity are part of the commemoration at Cuyamaca College.
At Grossmont College, the celebration will take on a culinary and artistic flair, with events ranging from a soul food lunch with live jazz, a visit by a pair of blues and jazz masters, and the showing of a student documentary…
…Grossmont College film student Sicarra Devers, 22, cites her mixed-race heritage as inspiration for her documentary, “Who Are We Really: An Exploration of Multiculturalism Self-identity,” which will be shown at 4 p.m. Feb. 19 in Room 220 of Building 26. The film explores self-identity through the lens of a multicultural society and includes interviews of students, faculty and community members to highlight issues related to race relations.
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