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Black History Month 2019 at Learning Resources, Hialeah Campus: MDC Hialeah Events

Black History Month: MDC Celebrations, Hialeah Campus Learning Resources

Hialeah Learning Resources

Throughout the month of February, visit room 1400 to view posters honoring notable activists, artists, politicians, and athletes from the Black community and browse our library display featuring notable African-American artists and their albums highlighting the connection to literature and films within the themes of feminism, racism, and sexuality. The collection on display will feature authors and filmmakers Terry McMillian, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Bell Hooks, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Raoul Peck, Vershawn Ashanti Young and many more.

See the MDC Hialeah Events page for information on additional events being held on campus.

Events in your area

For additional events taking place nearby, please see Miami Dade County's Black History Month 2019 Events Press Release.

2019 Black History Month Calendar of Events

MDC Black History Book Display: Black Pioneers in their Professions

Library Display will feature notable African American professionals who excelled in their prospective fields, highlighting the connection to literature within the areas of education, invention, art, music etc.

Curated by Hialeah Learning Resources

Ongoing throughout February

Library, Room 1400

Art Exhibition

A celebration of black culture in the form of art and photography.

Hosted by the Black History Committee

Through the first week of February

Student Life Lobby

The Hate U Give: Panel Book Discussion

Hialeah Black History Committee will lead a book discussion on The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil.

Hosted by Black History Committee

Day: Thursday, February 21, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, 5101

Evening: Thursday, February 21, 5:40 – 8:10 pm, Learning Resources, Rm 1400

Spoken Word Events

Participants will have the opportunity to listen to poetry and short stories.

Hosted by the Black History Committee

Evening: Wednesday, February 13, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, 5101-B

Day: Thursday, February 14, 12:00 – 1:30 pm, 5101-A

Guest Speaker – Odell Bizzell

Hosted by Black History Committee

Tuesday, February 26, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Room: 5101-A