The history of the Civil Rights movement in San Bernardino will be the focus of a presentation at the city’s Feldheym Central Library, 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11.
Marc Robinson (history) discussed the “Bridges that Carried Us Over” community history project documenting Black history in the Inland Empire.
The contributions, in the form of historical photos, can be brought to one of two events in the coming weeks where photos and will be scanned.
“Building Bridges: Panel Discussion of Black History in the IE,” featuring guest speakers Wilmer Amina Carter, Cheryl Brown, John Coleman and Carolyn Daniels, will take place on Zoom from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29.
The John M. Pfau Library will work with Jennifer Tilton, professor of race and ethnic studies at the University of Redlands, to reinvigorate the “Bridges that Carried Us Over” project, which documents the presence and contributions of the African American community in the Inland Empire.
A Hispanic Heritage Month look-back: Angie Denisse Otiniano Verissimo, an associate professor in the Department of Health Science and Human Ecology, was selected for the Wilmer Amina Carter Award.
Angie Denisse Otiniano Verissimo (health science), Kelly Campbell (psychology), Katherine Gray (art), Enrique G. Murillo Jr. (education), Graciela Torres (chemistry) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were mentioned in news coverage this week.
Angie Denisse Otiniano Verissimo, associate professor of health science and human ecology, was selected for the Wilmer Amina Carter Award from Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes’ office for her continued service to the Inland Empire community.
The chosen young adults will be honored at the 30 Under 30 Award Ceremony & Art Showcase on Saturday, July 28, at Court Street Square in San Bernardino starting at 7:30 p.m.