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Black History Month at El Centro

Posted: February 17, 2014, 2:26 pm

February 19th
2:00-3:00 PM
Performance Hall

Women that Rock
Officer Alicia Colon is the guest speaker, presenting "A Woman's Strength". Hosted by Sister 2 Sister, ECC Female Mentoring Program and the Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education. For more information contact lwooden@dcccd.edu

February 24th
12:30-1:30 PM
Student Center

Spoken Word Club Open Mic
Join the newest club on campus as our members share spoken word pieces about Black Identity. Sponsored by ECC Drama Program. For more information or to sign up to perform, contact vtaylor2@dcccd.edu

February 25th
11:30-12:30 PM
Performance Hall

400 Years of African American History (1619-2014): The Living History of Rufus Bonner

Who Turned 100 Years Old on Dec 9, 2013, A Message to us all! Join us for this very special presentation where history comes to life. Explore the past with our guest, Rufus Bonner as he takes us from Slavery to Hip Hop. Featuring a skit created by Officer Alicia Colon and the ECC Black Student Union. Sponsored by ECC Drama Program and ECC BSU. For more information contact vtaylor2@dcccd.edu

February 27th
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Performance Hall

Black History Month Program: "The History of Black Women in America"
with Special Guest Speaker Dr. Constance Hilliard from The University of North Texas. Featuring excerpts from 'For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf.

February 27th - March 5th
7:00 PM
Performance Hall

Join us for our Spring Drama Production! For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange, directed by Vanessa Mercado Taylor. This choreopoem explores issues African American women face and addresses topics such as domestic violence, depression, rape and abortion. February 27 and
28, March 1,3,4- and 5 at 7pm. Special March 1st fundraiser is $10, all other performances are FREE!

"Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.