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(Left to right) Michael Taylor, Brisa Johnson, Jayton Harps, and Deme Hall, discusses black excellence during the industry panel. Photo by: Elisabeth Vermeulen/City Times

Transfer and Career Center holds industry panel to discuss black excellence

Panelists discuss hardships and overcoming the challenges of being an individual of color in the workforce
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer February 27, 2020

As Black History Month commemoration continues, the Transfer and Career Center held an Industry Career Panel discussing the topic of black excellence. “It was really important for me to find representatives...

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Malcolme Muttaqee reading his book, the yellow cover of the book is on the background.

Authors, City College students perform as part of Black History Month

City College alumna Kisha Phillips, student Malcolme Muttaqee read their books at the Black Box Theater
Melisa Cabello-Cuahutle and Sophia Traylor February 22, 2020
An alumna and current students read and performed their pieces during the Day of the Arts event, part of the celebration of Black History Month at City College. The event was hosted by Umoja, a community that supports African American and other historically underrepresented students.
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City College will host a film screening in commemoration of Black History Month

City College will host a film screening in commemoration of Black History Month

San Diego City College will host the second and third part of the film screening of the hit Netflix series.
Elisabeth Vermeulen, Staff Writer February 21, 2020
San Diego City College will hold its second and third part of the film screening of the hit Netflix series “When They See Us” in commemoration of Black History Month. With the support of the UMOJA team and the English, counseling, and communication studies department, City College features the series, which is based on events from the April 19, 1989 Central Park jogger case.
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A woman and a men looking and smiling at a camera. They are wearing black t-shirts that say my black counts

City College celebrates Black History Month

City College had the first of 10 events in celebration of Black History Month.
Diangela Veras, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2020
February is the celebration for Black history month and San Diego City College is celebrating with different events throughout the month.
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Guests viewing and speaking with local professional women photographers at Luxe Gallery. opening reception, Women in Photography Visual Voices. Feb. 9.

New exhibition honors women in photography

Ikedra King, Arts Editor February 28, 2018

For about a month, students, faculty, and art lovers are able to visit and observe works of 50 San Diego women photographers at Luxe Gallery in downtown San Diego. On opening night, groups of attendees...

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Common Ground Theatre troupe perfoms an excerpt from the upcoming play “North Star Shining” at the Saville Theatre on Feb. 5. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

‘North Star Shining’ lights up the Saville Theatre

Franchesca Walker, Co-Arts & Features Editor February 8, 2015

The red stage lights dimmed down onto the stage as the sounds of African drums streamed through the speakers of the Saville Theatre. The cast, all African Americans, entered the stage in a choreographed...

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Still from the 2013 film Fruitvale Station. (Courtesy image)

“Fruitvale Station” screening leaves students speechless

Celia Jimenez March 12, 2014

City College's Black History month celebration came to an end on Feb. 27 with the showing of the award winning film "Fruitvale Station," based on the true story of Oscar Grant and his death at hands of...

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