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Black History: Guide

Celebrating Black History

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Juneteenth is the oldest known US celebration of the abolition of the chattel slave system, and the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in Texas. Celebrated on June 19, it became an official national holiday known as Juneteenth National Independence Day by law on June 17, 2021.

Check out the Celebrating Juneteenth guide to learn more.


For the most current event, visit the Center for Culture and Social Justice. For past recordings of the events, visit Chaffey College Facebook Past Live Videos.

  • Black History Month Kickoff: Thursday, February 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Sports Center – This event will include music, a barbecue hosted by the Chaffey Car Club, games and a resource fair.
  • Movie Event: Judas and the Black Messiah: Thursday, February 7 at Noon – CAA-211 – View the Oscar-nominated film that delves into the betrayal of Fred Hampton, the chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party in the 1960s.
  • Know Yourself: A Dialogue on Black Identities: Thursday, February 15 at 4:30 p.m. – Zoom and WH-161. A conversation to explore the various cultural and genetic manifestations of Blackness, and how we define our own unique Black identities.
  • Black Joy Yoga with Dat Yoga Dude: Thursday, February 20 at 12:30 p.m. – Zoom and CAA Dance Studio
  • Black Excellence Panel: Thursday, February 22 at 6 p.m. – Zoom – An intimate conversation with leading Black professionals who discuss ways they have navigated obstacles and devised strategies in order to excel in careers in historically-excluded fields.
  • 5th Annual Hip Hop Studies Summit: February 28 to March 1. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of hip hop, this multi-day event will include workshops, panel discussions and a virtual art exhibition by the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art. 

Black History Month Events Calendar 2024

Past events!

Celebrating Black Joy

Collective CARE: Celebrating BLACK JOY

Black History Month Opening CelebrationBlack History Month Opening Celebration

Thursday, February 2

11am – 1pm | Quad

Music and Student Resource Fair
Learn about the resources available to on campus.



The Loyola ProjectThe Loyola Project

Tuesday, February 14

1 – 4pm | CAA-211

In 1963, at the height of the civil rights movement, the Loyola Ramblers of Chicago broke racial barriers and changed college basketball forever.

Join us for the film screening and a Q&A to follow.



Black Excellence in EducationBlack Excellence in Education

Monday, February 2

1 – 3:00pm

Hybrid event: CAA-211 or Zoom

Join us for a panel with Dr. Shannon and leading Chaffey College professionals.



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Amanda Gorman quote
Octavia Butler quote
Roxane Gay quote
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Alice Walker quote
Michelle Obama quote
James Baldwin quote
Serena Williams quote
Paul Robeson quote
Ida B. Wells quote
Barack Obama quote
Muhammad Ali quote
Angela Davis quote
Rosa Parks quote
Morgan Freeman quote
Shirley Chisholm quote
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. quote
Malcolm X quote
Maya Angelou quote

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