University of the Pacific's annual Black History Month celebration involves a number of activities that honor the history and heritage of African-Americans and the African Diaspora. University of the Pacific presents the 2021 Black History Month Celebration.
University of the Pacific's Black History Month Planning Committee presents the 2021 Black History Month Celebration! The events, which will all be held virtually, include our keynote speakers Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana, members of the Exonerated 5, whose stories were shared in the award-winning Netflix documentary, When They See Us. Other highlights include a lecture by former first partner of Stockton, Anna Malaika Tubbs, author of The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation, a performance by Step Afrika! - one of the top African-American dance companies in the nation who recently performed at the inauguration of President Biden and VP Kamala Harris, NSBE Engineering Panel, master class with music producer Teak Underdue from Hallwayz Productions, ASuop Women Entrepreneurs panel , ASuop Brickyard concert featuring Yasmin Monet Watkins, a discussion of the documentary, The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till, with the filmmaker Keith Beachamp-hosted in conjunction with McGeorge School of Law Diversity Week, and a community services event collaboration between Alpha Phi Omega - Alpha Alpha Xi chapter, White Coats 4 Black Lives and the American Diabetes Association.