LASC Celebrates Black History Month

Posted on: 03/04/2021

Los Angeles Southwest College will celebrate Black History Month events throughout the month of February with several great events.

Check out the calendar of events.


Black History Month flyer

Black History Month Calendar

*** Click the name of the event below to register for it on Eventbrite. 



Description Date/Time  Meeting Information  Contact

Black History Month Welcome


We welcome everyone to celebrate Black History Month with LASC as our HBCU Alumni and Campus Community share the purpose and pride of attending an HBCU.  Monday, February 1, 11 a.m.

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Meeting ID: 982 9942 2400

Passcode: 546221

Damien Danielly 

Kick-Off Event

Join us as we usher in a Black History Month full of love and celebration! Through poetry, music, imagery and brief testimonials from community members and LASC alumni, we will focus on Black Joy and Black Resilience as we enter into a month of honoring All Black Everything! Thursday, February 11, 11 a.m.

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Meeting ID: 939 0328 8597

Katrina Taylor

Odessa Cox Forum:

Find A Way Or Make A Way

The annual forum named in honor of LASC's principal founder, Mrs. Odessa Cox. Because of Odessa Cox, LASC opened its doors on September 11, 1967. This year, we will celebrate mother Odessa Cox's legacy via Zoom with a theme of "Find A Way Or Make A Way." Wednesday, February 17, 10 a.m. 

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Meeting ID: 912 3917 3327

Passcode: 493154 

Dr. Lance Robert 

Tik Tok Dance Challenge

Virtual dance challenge will allow you to show off your moves and shake off the sadness of 2020. Gift cards will be awarded to those with the best moves. Thursday, February 18, 11 a.m.  

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Meeting ID: 934 5310 3390

Passcode: 905526 

Dr. Tandy Ward

Memorial Circle

This healing Legacy Circle will honor our ancestors and loved ones that have transitioned from this life to next. Tuesday, February 23, Noon 

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Meeting ID: 981 8172 7993

Passcode: 502551

Yvette Tucker

Who Am I?

Do you know these historical personalities? Try to guess what famous Black historical figures are being portrayed on screen and be rewarded for your knowledge. Gift cards will be provided to the winners. Wednesday, February 24, 1 p.m. 

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Meeting ID: 946 4076 6630

Passcode: 534080 

Dr. Tandy Ward

Read-In Black History Month

Read-in event will focus on the speech "King's Challenge to the Nation's Social Scientists." Readers will reflect on Dr. King's legacy and the relevance of his words in our lives today. Thursday, February 25, 3 p.m.

Registration Link

Parisa Samaie

Kemetic Yoga Experience

Reclaim yoga's Egyptian roots, activate your body's energy centers, and focus on your breath in this "Introduction to Kemetic Yoga" session with Ebony Yoga. Thursday, February 25, 2 p.m. 

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Meeting ID: 862 1525 9790

Passcode: LASCEbYo

Dr. Maisha Jones
George Floyd LASC theater students will put on a powerful performance from the virtual stage Friday, February 26, 6:30 p.m. 

Join the HopIn Event

Jonathan Evans
Paint and Breath In this art event titled "Paint & Breathe," students will channel their emotions into a masterpiece, led by LASC Art Department faculty member Santos Vazquez  March 3, 1 p.m.  Join the Zoom event

Rachelle Thomas-Green

Santos Vazquez