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2020 Black History Month

Martin Luther King Day at CSU Monterey Bay

  • January 20,
  • Noon to 3:00 PM in CSUMB Student Center West Lounge
  • Facilitated by CSUMB's Dr. Kamilah Majied and Stanford University's Dr. Stephen Shigematsu; participants will engage in contemplative exercises aimed at incorporating the wisdom of Dr. King's teachings into our daily thoughts, speech, and actions to help us lead more humane and just lives.

Black People Meet

  • January 31
  • 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the Student Center East Lounge
  • This year is an ALL inclusive event that will showcase community building in the African Diaspora here at CSUMB. Black students make up 7% of the student population, this is our chance to get to know each other. It is also an opportunity to meet and greet CSUMB Black faculty and professional staff. Co-sponsored by Black Students United, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Africana Heritage Scholars (Housing), African Student Association, & African American Heritage Staff/Faculty Alliance.

Black Sunday

  • February 9
  • 10:00 AM to Noon at First Baptist Church of Pacific Grove located at 246 Laurel Ave, Pacific Grove
  • CSUMB goes to church for Black History Month! CSUMB community members will be visiting First Baptist Church of Pacific Grove which is the oldest Historically Black Church (HBC) on the Monterey Peninsula having just celebrated 110 years! The address is 246 Laurel Ave, Pacific Grove. This date is also the church's monthly fellowship lunch so they will need a count of CSUMB community members attending. This is the 2nd stop on the semester long Historically Black Church Tour. For the complete tour schedule click on Historically Black Church Tour & Car Pool

Diversity Celebration Series - African American History Month

BlackkKlansman Movie Screening

  • February 13
  • 7:00 PM @ the Black Box Cabaret

All Black Gala

  • February 16
  • 5:30 to 9:00 PM in the University Center Ballroom located at 4314 6th Ave, Seaside.
  • Event Information

Screenwriting Masterclass with Kevin Willmott

  • February 17
  • Noon to 2 pm @ CAHSS Auditorium

Super Saturday

  • February 22
  • 8:30 to Noon in the University Center located at 4314 6th Ave, Seaside.
  • This free event includes a continental breakfast, so register early.
  • Event Information

9th Annual NAACP Black History Month Event

  • February 27
  • 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the Alumni Visitor Center
  • This annual event is being hosted by Black Students United. It is the annual Black History Month meeting of the Monterey County Branch NAACP. The event will feature a presentation of African American Civil Rights and Ally Awards to community and CSUMB activist and a formal welcome to the new CSUMB African American Staff and Faculty employees. Free event and refreshments! Stay tune for announcement of this year's amazing honorees!

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