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Black Youth Guidance Forum

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

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Black History Month

 The Black Youth Guidance Forum (BYGF) is a day-long leadership program for CSUN students in the Africana Studies Urban Studies option, credential candidates, and Liberal Studies majors. We will also include African American youth and other youth of color, school stakeholders (e.g. parents, teachers, counselors, administrators, and staff), and nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County.

The theme for the program this year is Strategies for Success. For more information about this event and the BYGF please, Read more

Film Screening: "The Five Heartbeats"

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

"The Five Heartbeats" Movie Poster

Black History Month

Q&A with Special Guest Robert Townsend

Registration Required. Space is limited so get your tickets early!

The story of the rise and fall of an African American vocal group. To register for this event please, Read more

Vocal ARTillery

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Hand gripping microphone

Vocal ARTillery performance: DJ, hip-hop/spoken word and sketch artists. Read more

Haiti International Film Festival

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 11:00am

Haiti International Film Festival

Black History Month

Haitian Americans Telling their Stories

In celebration of Black History Month the Haiti International Film Festival presents a day of award winning Haitian documentaries. Each film will be followed by a Q&A session. For more information and showtimes please, read more.

Film Screening: "Slavery By Another Name”

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

"Slavery by Another Name" documentary film logo

Black History Month

"Slavery By Another Name” is a documentary that recounts the many ways in which American slavery persisted as a practice many decades after its supposed abolition. Film followed by a discussion moderated by Africana Studies Professor Theresa White. Read more