Black History Month Celebration begins at Roxbury Community College


Please join us at one of many events taking place on our Campus in the month of February in celebration of Black History Month.

The Office of Student Life and Student Engagement

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
History of Roxbury: Finding Your Story in Our History
Presented by Jose Alicea
1:30pm - Academic Building, Room 352. Click here for more information.

Thursday, February 6, 2014
RCC Night at the Theater - The Color Purple
Show begins at 7:30pm - Calderwood Pavilion Theater at 527 Tremont St. Click here for more information.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Hidden Colors Documentary (flyer)
In the spirit of Black History, The Brotherhood Initiative will show the documentary Hidden Colors
in room 352 in the Academic Building at 1:30pm. Food will be provided.

Thurs, February 13, 2014 (Postponed due to the weather)
Workshop - Art of African Head Wrapping (flyer)
1:30pm-2:45pm - Academic Building, Room 352

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Black History Month Open Mic/Poetry Readings
At 1:30 PM in the Student Center Building #4, Room 200

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Workshop - The Art of Dance & Music
At 1:30 PM in the Student Center Building #4, Room 200

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
SGA-sponsored Forum
At 1:30 PM; Location TBD

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Black History Month Luncheon
At 1:30 PM in the Student Center Building #4, Room 200


Broadcast Media Technology Department and the RCC Video/Audio Club

As part of our programming and in honor of Black History Month, the Broadcast Media Technology Department and the RCC Video/Audio Club will be presenting a series of videos on the Internal Cable Broadcast System.  The first series will be from Africans in America and will air throughout the day beginning on Monday, February 10, 2014.  We will be sending a programming schedule out with the names and dates of the other series as they become available. See below.

Monday, February 10, 2014
Africans in America 1450-1750 “The Terrible Transformation”             
9:30am, 1:30pm and 5:00pm

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Africans in America 1750-1805 “Revolution”             
9:30am and 1:30pm
From 4pm-8pm we will break for our weekly homework call in program "ExtraHelp"

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Africans in America 1791-1831 “Brotherly Love”       
9:30am, 1:30pm and 5:00pm

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Africans in America 1831-1865  “Judgment Day”
9:30am, 1:30pm and 5:00pm

The Honors Program Presents

A film series: Myth and Global Cinema
Thursdays at 11:55am in the Media Arts Building, Room 310
Screenings are free and open to the public

Thursday, February 06, 2014
The Fast Runner
- The telling of an Inuit legend of an evil spirit causing strife in the community and one warrior's endurance and battle of its menace.

Thursday, February 13, 2014
- The biblical story of Jacob and Esau.

Thursday, February 20, 2014
- Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.

Thursday, February 27, 2014
Sita Sings the Blues
- An animated version of the epic Indian tale of Ramayana set to the 1920s jazz vocals of Annette Hanshaw.

Thursday, March 6, 2014
Ghost Dog
- An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
The film series is a component of Prof. Mark Kjellman’s spring 2014 Honors Colloquium course. For further information, please contact Prof. Kjellman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . To learn about the Honors Program, visit http://www.rcc.mass.edu/academics/honors-program