Black History Month Resources

 

NVC Black History Month Zoom Backgrounds. Go here.

District Training: Conversations Around Bias – Feb. 10 at 12 pm. Another session is Feb. 23 at 8 am

Bias is a preference in favor of or against a thing, person, or group compared with another.  It may be held by an individual, a group, or an institution, and it can have negative or positive consequences. During this session you will be able to understand unconscious bias and learn strategies to address implicit bias.
Register via AlamoTalent through your ACES account.

The Talk: Race In America – Essays submitting by Students – Feb 10 – Feb 28

This film documents the increasingly common conversation taking place in homes across the country between parents of color and their children, especially sons, about how to behave if they are ever stopped by the police.

Open to all employees and encourage to watch with your teenagers. Multiple financial awards of vary amounts will be awarded to students. https://nvc.kanopy.com/video/talk-race-america

NLC: New Faculty Institute – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Feb. 12 at 1 pm

Northeast Lakeview College will be hosting the February New Faculty Institute- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion session.
Register via AlamoTalent through your ACES account.

EventBrite: “Come Meet A Black Person” – Feb. 14 from 2-4 pm

Free networking event where non-Blacks talk about racism and eradicating racism. | Take the White Privilege Test today Register for free on EventBrite. 

The Talk: Race In America – Essays submitting by Teenage Children of Students – Feb 15 – Feb 28

We encourage our students that are parents of Teenage children to participate in a conversation about the video “The Talk, Race in America”. The purpose is to create a conversation in your household. Children of students can earn $50 after completing a short reflection essay of the discussion held with their parent/s.

Multiple financial awards will be awarded to the student on behalf of their teenage. https://nvc.kanopy.com/video/talk-race-america 

Celebrate Black History Month – What Does Black History Month Mean to Me? – Feb 15th – Feb 28th

We encourage our students with children to participate in a conversation about Black History Month. What does Back history month mean to me? Record your short video (no more than 1 minute and 30 seconds) of your child’s response for a chance to win! Multiple $50 financial awards will be awarded to the student on behalf of their child.

Student Activism: The Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter – Wed, Feb 17th, 11pm – 12:15pm

This event is a coffee talk with African American Labor Historian Dr. LaGuana Gray, Associate Professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Focus will include a discussion on the student-led activism at the grassroots level during the Civil Rights Movement, and how that has progressed and enhanced the student-led activism we are seeing at the same level today during continued civil unrest. Discussion(s) will include the Black Lives Matter movement. Sign up through Alamo Experience.

NVC: Black History Month – Jeopardy –  March 3 at 4 pm

Five teams of two students will be testing their Black history knowledge. 1st, 2nd, 3rd place Stipend award winners. Content experts will be available to expand on various answers. Audience welcome to attend and learn! Multiple $100 door prizes to students!! Sign up via AlamoExperience. 

NVC: The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia – Feb. 24 from 11 am to 12:45 pm

Everyone is welcome to hear a talk about “The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia”, which features and extensive collection of racist objects that trace the history of the stereotyping of African Americans. He will take us on a tour of the museum from Aunt Jemima advertisements to the board game Ghettopoly, which is weaved into American popular culture.
Sign up via AlamoExperience. Log in to your ACES account first to a access AlamoExperience.

Celebrate Black History Month on KLRN

Thanks to presenting sponsor Bank of America, St. Phillip’s College, and San Antonio River Authority for their support of KLRN Black History Month.
See the line up here.

NVC: Why Black Lives Have to Matter

NVC Math tutor Clay Mallory put together a comprehensive video of the journey of African Americans from slavery to Black Lives Matter.

NVC: Diversity Studies Collection at NVC Library Online

Go here to see the link: https://nvcguides.libguides.com/c.php?g=1107041&p=8077440

PBS: Race Matters: America in Crisis

PBS NewsHour will turn to grassroots voices from around the country and host roundtable conversations of thought leaders, newsmakers and experts.
Go here: https://www.pbs.org/video/race-matters-america-in-crisis-uh1vzd/ 

More Alamo Colleges Black History Month Events. Go here

 

 

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