Black History Month will be marked at Grossmont College with many
, including a presentation that links educating African-American boys and men to the Black Lives Matter movement. The presentation by San Diego State University Professor J. Luke Wood on his course, "Black Minds Matter," is set for 2-3:45 p.m. Feb. 7 at Griffin Gate, Bldg. 60. He will be joined by SDSU graduate students who took the course last fall.
Cuyamaca College's celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. & Malcolm X takes place 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb.2. The keynote speaker is Lalia Aziz, a board member with Pillars of the Community, a non-profit group grounded in the Islamic faith that helps those affected by the criminal justice system. This celebration will also include a spoken word performance by poet Edward Henderson and a step show by a San Diego State University fraternity.
All events are free and open to the public. Many others are planned for the month of February. A complete
list of events
is posted online.