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Africana Studies

Black History Month 2019

February 6, 2019

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Featured Events

Ron Finley, TED Talk Speaker and Gangsta Gardener

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Ron Finley, TED Talk Speaker and Gangsta Gardener

Please join the Department of Africana Studies for a very special event. In honor of Black History Month and Africana Studies 50th Anniversary, we are pleased to present TED Talk Speaker and The Gangsta' Gardener, Ron Finley. For more information, please Read more

Black History Month: #justice@CSU

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Black History Month

The Oviatt Library invites students, faculty, staff and the community to attend a panel discussion about justice and safety in the CSUs. CSUN Chicana/o Studies professor, Dr. Martha Escobar will moderate the panel discussion. Read more

Life After Athletics: Student Athlete Alumni Panel

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Ron Foster, Former NFL for the Oakland Raiders

Please join the Department of Africana Studies and the DuBois-Hamer Institute for Academic Achievement for an Alumni Panel, Life After Athletics: Dream More Than Once. With Special Guest, Ron Foster, CSUN Communications Major 1999 and former NFL player for the Oakland Raiders. Read more

4th Annual Black Youth Guidance Forum

Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 9:00am to 2:30pm

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To endorse student achievement throughout communities of color, the fourth annual Black Youth Guidance Forum (BYGF) is proud to present, “Financial Fitness: What does health have to do with it?” The event makes available space to reflect on best practices for our constituency. The BYGF invites participation of 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. They will join CSUN students from various departments and programs, including Africana studies, liberal studies, and the credential program. BYGF promotes self-care, including but not limited to financial literacy, educational literacy, and health & well-being, especially for those affected by the recent teacher strike in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). Read more


Seeking CSUN Student Musicians

February 1, 2019

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Seeking CSUN Student Musicians From the Black Diaspora. Read more

Seeking Experienced Spoken Word Poets & Artists

February 1, 2019

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Seeking Experienced Spoken Word poets & Artists to create and perform a 5-8 minute piece, for an AFRS Black Tie Event on Thursday, February 28th at 6:00 pm. The piece must capture the events related to the development of the Africana Studies Department. Read more