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Black History Month at LAMC

January 24, 2024


Help us celebrate Black History Month by making plans to attend the following events:

From Antiquity to the Future
Wednesday, February 7th | 1–4 pm | Campus Center
Featuring a historical workshop on Alkebulan, a communication activity & face painting by visual artist Stephanie White, and ancestral drumming from world-renowned teacher & percussionist Chazz Ross.

“Now is Still the Time” Art Exhibit
February 13th–March 8th | AMP Gallery
This highly anticipated art exhibition showcases the works of five visionary Los Angeles Black artists, including Deitra Charles, June Edmonds, Jonah Elijah, Alicia Piller, and Lisa Diane Wedgeworth. Don’t miss the Opening Reception on Tuesday, February 13th, from 5–9 pm.

Black Love
Wednesday, February 14th | 1–4 pm | Campus Center
Black Love features a self-empowerment and creative workshop on Love & The Black Family, and a dance & fitness activity featuring TRAP Zumba Instructor Nicole Steele. Come and share in education, food, and community building!

An Interactive Conversation with Kevin Powell
Tuesday, February 20th | 12–2 pm | AMP Theater
Started From the Bottom Now We Here: Why Black History Matters – Poet, civil rights activist, journalist, and author Kevin Powell invites you to participate in a real and honest conversation about diversity, equality, and democracy in America; why history still matters; and why your education matters more than ever. Seating is limited, please RSVP for the in-person event or watch on Zoom.

The Impact of African/Black Art on Civilization
Wednesday, February 21st | 1–4 pm | Campus Center
This event features an African Mask Masking Class led by Dr.Knucklehead Inc, along with a painting activity to further connect historical concepts.

The Impact of African/Black Culture on Civilization
Wednesday, February 28th | 1–4 pm | Arroyo Room – Culinary Arts Institute
Join us for a workshop focused on the impactful cultural contributions of African/Black people to the world, featuring a dance class led by TRAP Zumba Instructor Nicole Steele.