CSUN Kicks Off Black History Month Celebration
California State University, Northridge kicked off Black History Month with a black clubs and organization fair and participation in a countywide discussion on black history.
Dozens of CSUN black organization came together in the Plaza del Sol on Feb. 3 to share information with the public about their clubs and associations. The event, which was co-organized by the Department of Africana Studies and the Black Student Union, included dance, poetry presentations and music.
“Meet the Black Matadors tabling event shines a light on the African-American campus community and gives black organizations and clubs a chance to show what they are about,” said Kayla Christian, co-vice president of Black Student Union.
CSUN’s Department of Africana Studies chair David Horne was one of several heads of black studies programs from throughout Los Angeles County to participate in a panel discussion on “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture” at Los Angeles City Hall. The event, which was organized by the City of Los Angeles and Our Authors Study Club, included representatives from California State University, Los Angeles; California State University, Long Beach; and California State University, Dominguez Hills.
The monthlong celebration will include dance workshops, art exhibits, speakers and other community activities.
For more information, visit http://csunshinetoday.csun.edu/university-news/csun-celebrates-black-history-month-2015/