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Black History Month 2020

February 5 - 14, 2020

Fundraiser: Celebrating Love in the Spirit of Black History Month

February 5th & 12th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 5:00pm | Santos Manuel Student Union | Hosted By: SAAS

Join the Student African American Sisterhood as they celebrate love in the spirit of Black History month. SAAS will be raffling off Valentine’s Day gift baskets.

SAAS Black Women Matter 

February 5, 2020 | 6:00pm | Santos Manuel Student Union Bay | Hosted By: SAAS

The Student African American Sisterhood will be highlighting contributions of Black women in society. 

Black Student Union Meeting: Professionalism 

February 6, 2020 | 7:00pm - 8:00pm | Cross-Cultural Center, Pan-African Center | Hosted By: Black Student Union

Topics: Information and testimonials for sculpting a professional identity.

Social Justice Summit

February 7, 2020 | 9:00am - 5:00pm | Santos Manuel Student Union Events Center | Hosted By: Office of Student Engagement

The theme of this year’s summit is “Vision 2020: Through a Local Lens” in which we aim to encourage presenters & attendees to look at social justice through a local lens and what work they can do to impact our local community. With the 2020 Census upon us, we wanted to encourage our participants to analyze the ways social justice can show up in the community around them.

The Blend of Cultures: Afro-Latinos in America 

February 11, 2020 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm | Cross-Cultural Center | Hosted By: SAAB & MGC

Join SAAB and MGC for a discussion on the Afro-Latino community in America. Topics include the struggles of fitting in and bringing awareness to the community. 

Movie Night: “Freedom Writers”

February 12, 2020 | 6:00pm | Santos Manuel Student Union Theater | Hosted By: SAAS & Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc.

A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves and pursue education beyond high school. The movie is based on the book The Freedom Writers Diary by teacher Erin Gruwell and students who compiled the book out of real diary entries about their lives that they wrote in their English class at Woodrow Wilson Classical High School in Long Beach, California. 

Black Love

February 13, 2020 | 6:00pm | Cross-Cultural Center | Hosted by SAAS, SAAB & BSU

Join us for topics on love in our Black community, family, friends, and relationships.



February 15 - 29, 2020

Pan African Film Festival 

February 15, 2020 | 9:00am - 7:00pm | Los Angeles, CA (meet at CSUSB) 

Register Here (Limit first 30 people)

Beyond the Lens: Black Men in Media 

February 18, 2020 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm | Santos Manuel Student Union Theatre | Hosted By: SAAB 

Topics: How are Black men portrayed in the media, good or bad? How does the public view them? 

Unapologetically Black 

February 19, 2020 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm | Santos Manuel Student Union Bay | Hosted By: NPHC

Celebrating being authentically, unapologetically, beautifully, and Black. 

Black Recess 

February 20, 2020 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm | Cross-Cultural Center, Pan-African Center | Hosted By: Black Student Union

Join the Black Student Union as they take it back to with memorable games. Let’s play!

Next Generation Conference

February 21, 2020 | 8:00am - 1:00pm | Santos Manuel Student Union Events Center

The Next Generation Conference is a partnership with Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. The program is focused around 9th and 10th grade underrepresented African American students. The Next Gen Conference is an opportunity for CSUSB to raise awareness of resources that enhance the experience of African American students at CSUSB. 

Super Sunday (California State University) 

February 23, 2020 | Local Churches in the Inland Empire

Super Sunday is a day where CSUSB partners with local faith-based churches in the month of February to notify the youth and community about the importance of preparing for college. 

Black Girl Magic: The Experiences of Black Women in Higher Education Panel Discussion 

February 24, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm | Cross-Cultural Center | Hosted By: Pan African Student Success Center, Cross Cultural Center, and SAAS

A Panel Discussion facilitated by Student Engagement Coordinator Michelle Jalali on the Educational Journeys & Experiences of Black Women 

“Wilmington on Fire” Film Screening and Discussion  

February 25, 2020 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm | Pfau Library Room 5005 | Hosted By: Pfau Library 

Screening and discussion of a documentary about the 1898 Wilmington “Race Riot.” 

Poetry Slam with Eddie Bell 

February 25, 2020 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm | Santos Manuel Student Union Theatre | Hosted By: BFSSA and SMSU

 A night to express yourself without boundaries and let your words flow from the heart. 

Soul Night

February 26, 2020 | 7:00pm - 11:00pm | Santos Manuel Student Union Events Center | Hosted By: Cross Cultural Center, The Movement and The Associated Students, Inc.

A celebration of soul food, music and culture.  

Celebration of Food & Culture 

February 27, 2020 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm | Coyote Commons | Hosted By: Sodexo, The Movement, Cross Cultural Center and the Division of Student Affairs

A Celebration of Food and Culture exploring the stories and traditions behind Soul food. The event will support a local black owned business, “Mommy Helen’s” from San Bernardino with their pies being served at the Coyote Commons. Will include tabling by student clubs/orgs and Student Affairs units. 

Black Love Part 2

February 27, 2020 | 2:30pm - 5:30pm | Palm Desert Campus, RG-305

The event will be an open forum for students to talk about their experience with “black love” and their perception about it.   

Pioneer Breakfast - SOLD OUT

February 28, 2020 | 9:00am - 11:00am | Santos Manuel Student Union Events Center

Each year an Administrator, Faculty, Staff and Alumni are selected for their demonstrated commitment to the students of California State University San Bernardino, as well as their professionalism, positivity, passion, and conduct that exemplifies a caring and concerned attitude towards students, colleagues, and the surrounding CSUSB community. 

Black History Month Community Celebration  

February 29, 2020 | 5:30pm - 9:30pm | Coussoulis Arena | Hosted By: Greek Life, OSE, ASI, SMSU, BFSSA, Athletics, and The Movement.

Join us as we wrap up a month long of celebrations at the last basketball game of the season.  We will have on and off-campus community partners, half-time show by the San Bernardino Pacesetters Drill Team and more.