February 18, 2021
TAGS: Black History Month 2021
Trade-Tech Black History Month 2021 PDF
LATTC's Black History Month celebration includes a month-long display of Black history by our library, plus a presentation on Friday 2/19 by Umoja counselor Jeremy Jackson, in addition to a cooking demo by our own culinary instructor Roslyn Spence.
The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity
February 8-28, 2021
Library Virtual Display Celebrating Black History Month
Our Library is highlighting books, music, film, podcasts, and contributions from our campus that help us celebrate and reflect on this year’s Black History Month theme, “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity” and other African American topics.
Visit https://lattc.libguides.com/blackhistorymonth2021 to view the display.
Friday, February 19, 2021 • 11:00 AM-1:00 PM
We are Family: Using the power of DNA to Trace our African Ancestry
Trade-Tech Umoja Counselor, Jeremy Jackson, will be leading an activity assisting students, faculty, staff (and others who would like to join) across the district in tracing their ancestry that will reveal the African country of origin from 500-2000 years ago and ethnic group (tribe) of participants.
Visit the following link to register: https://laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcvdeuhqzksGda_YUhQjB2hEtMWETmb4lAZ
From the Continent to the Americas: Foodways, Culture and Traditions in the African American Family
Thursday, February 25, 2021 • 4:00 PM-6:30 PM
Viewing of the 20-minute documentary, “God Bless the Cook,” featuring Cordon Bleu-trained chef and LA Trade-Tech College professor, Chef Roslyn Spence— In the video, Chef Spence introduces her greatest mentor and challenge: her 94 years old (now 96) mother, Edith Bell. Afterwards, join Chef Spence as she leads us through a cooking demonstration of a healthy and clean twist on collard greens and black eyed peas. Watch or cook along.
For an ingredients list and preparation instructions, visit https://lattc.libguides.com/blackhistorymonth2021.
Register in advance: laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qd-GsrT4sGdOzgL2vku3NghidOgqAHmiQ
Family Reading Time: Diversity, Inclusion and Equity in Children’s Picture Books with USC Associate Provost, Dr. Camille Gear Rich
Friday, February 26, 2021 • 4:00 PM-6:30 PM
Join us as Child Development professor, Dr. Rose Maina, facilitates a discussion with Camille Gear Rich, Esq. about diversity, inclusion and equity in children’s literature. Dr. Rich is the associate provost of diversity and inclusion at USC and founder and director of PRYSM: The USC Initiative for the Study of Race, Gender, Sexuality and the Law. She also co-founded Diversity and Inclusion Awareness Week at USC and is the co-founder of Wicked Problems Practicuum, a cross-school program that invites students to create think-tanks that partner with community and government agencies to collaborate on solving problems affecting global mega-cities. Dr. Rich is widely know for her research on law, discrimination and identity formation issues related to race, class, gender and sexuality. Her research and teaching interests include constitutional law, feminist legal theory, family law, children and the law and the First Amendment. Dr. Rich graduated with honors from Brown University in 1993 and from Yale Law School in 1998.
Register in advance for this event at https://laccd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAuceuuqT4rHNcuZ3G-pPXde2jAam4Lh9OK