African American History Month Events at Rockland Community College

Virtual Events Celebrating the contributions of African Americans

Retropsectives: Spirit of a People: Collette V. Fournier collage of images
Photo credit: Collette V. Fournier

Rockland County, NY (February 10, 2021) – Rockland Community College is celebrating African American History Month with enriching and engaging events throughout the month of February as well as throughout the year. African American History Month is a time to celebrate the achievements of Black Americans and to recognize their role in the history of the United States. All events are virtual and free. For more information visit this link:

Thursday, February 11th 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Finding the Harriet in You

Thursday, February 11th 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Book Talk with Dr. Roger W. Davis: “The 30 Most Powerful Words in the English Language”

Thursday, February 11th 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Virtual Watch Party + Talk Back

Wednesday, February 17th 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Financial Literacy to Financial Freedom Discussion Panel

Thursday, February 18th 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
The Unwritten Rules for Professional Success

Friday, February 19th 7:30 pm
Freedom Summer

Tuesday, February 23rd 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
Better Together-The Bond, the Break, The Bridge
Exploring the relationship between African American And Jewish people

Tuesday, February 23rd 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith

Wednesday, February 24th 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm
Intersectionality: Race + Gender in the Classroom + Beyond

Thursday, February 25th 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Retrospective: Spirit of a People

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Rockland Community College, State University of New York, offers a safe, supportive learning environment for thousands of students from diverse backgrounds who appreciate small class sizes and personal attention from a distinguished, award-winning faculty that includes Fulbright scholars and SUNY Distinguished Professors. Thanks to the school’s affordable tuition, students who begin their career journey at RCC and then transfer to a four-year college can save up to $100,000 on their education. RCC is also proud to provide career training and professional development to adult learners looking to change careers or upgrade their skills through its new Career Skills Academy. More information can be found at