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Film Screening: "Hollywood Shuffle"

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Robert Townsend dressed as Superman from Hollywood Shuffle

Black History Month

Q&A with Special Guest Robert Townsend

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

Hollywood Shuffle is the story of an actor limited to stereotypical roles because of his ethnicity, dreams of making it big as a highly respected performer. As he makes his rounds, the film takes a satiric look at African American actors in Hollywood. To register for this event please, Read more

GROOV3 Hip Hop Dance Class

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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Black History Month

Join GROOV3 for a high-energy, dance-til-you-drop Hip Hop dance class with a mission to inspire change and build communities through the power of dance. With Benjamin Allen and a live DJ. Read more

Katherine Dunham: Film Screening and Discussion

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Katherine Dunham

Black History Month

Please join Africana Studies Professor Aimee Glocke for a celebration of the works of Katherine Dunahm. Dunham was a dancer, choreographer and anthropologist noted for her innovative interpretations of ritualistic and ethnic dances. Read more

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

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