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Cultural Programming

Cultural Programming

Join us as we celebrate the vibrant cultures represented in our community. 

Black History Month

February 3, 2020 

Black History Month Kick-off & Black Wall Street

12:30 p.m.| S Cafeteria & W Hallway

Celebrate Black History with performances by the Bandan Koro African Drum and Dance Group. Additionally, the Black Student Alliance will host their second annual Black Wall Street --a vendor fair featuring African American business owners. Details

Film Screening: "When They See Us" Part 1

2 p.m. |S1029/1030

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park. Based on the true story directed by Ava Duvernay. 


February 10, 2020

Film Screening: "When They See Us" Part 2

2 p.m. |S1029/1030

Watch the second installment of the Netflix mini-series. Details

February 12, 2020

African American Read-In

2 p.m. –4 p.m. | Treetop Lounge

Literary works by African American authors are highlighted, and you are welcome to read. Hosted by Darius Frasure, the event also features performances by Fatima Hirsi and Alejandro Perez. Lunch is provided for participants.  Details 


February 14, 2020  

Bus Tour: Remembering Black Dallas

10 a.m. -3 p.m. | Cost $10 

Visit Freedmen's towns in the Dallas area: State Thomas, Joppa, 10th Street, Bear Creek and others. RSVP to Student Life in Room S1029.

February 17, 2020  

Film Screening: "When They See Us" Part 3

2 p.m.| S1029/1030 

Watch the third installment of the Netflix mini-series. Details.

February 19, 2020  

Film Screening: "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am" 

2 p.m. | Treetop Lounge

Author Toni Morrison leads an assembly of her peers, critics and colleagues on an exploration of race, history, America and the human condition. Details.  

February 24, 2020  

Film Screening: "When They See Us" Part 4

2 p.m. | S1029/1030

Watch the final installment of the Netflix mini-series. Details.

"50 Years of Essence Magazine" Featuring Former Editor Susan L. Taylor 

6 p.m. | B149

Celebrate the legacy of iconic Essence magazine and its contributions to American culture and the Black Girl Magic. Details.

February 26, 2020 

So- Its Complicated

12:30 p.m. | B149

Dr. Janice Franklin explores the Dallas landscape for African Americans during the 70s when MVC was founded and takes us on a journey of Black History as it relates to arts and culture over the last half century. Details.

Women's History Month

March 2, 2020 

Film Screening: "Knock Down the House" 

2 p.m. | Treetop Lounge

Go behind the scenes as four determined women -- including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez -- challenge big-money politicians in the 2018 race for Congress. Details

March 3, 2020 

Women's' History Featured Speaker: Dr. Lisa Levenstein

12 p.m. -2:30 p.m. | B149

How Feminism Went Viral: The Surprising History of Online Activism in the Nineties. Details.

March 11, 2020 

Spa Day

10:00 a.m. -2 p.m. | S1029/1030

It’s time for our annual Spa day for the women of MVC! Come enjoy some relaxation treatments as well as light snacks and refreshments. Details.

March 13, 2020 

DCCCD Women's Empowerment Conference

8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. |B149

Ninth annual Women's Empowerment Conference.

March 25, 2020 

Women's' History Movie Screening

 2 p.m. | Treetop Lounge

March 26, 2020 

Tea Party

11a.m. -2 p.m. | S1029/1030

Sip tea, and enjoy light snacks, as you mingle with women of the future! Details.

Asian American Heritage Month

April 7, 2020 

K Pop & Cake Pops

2 p.m. | Treetop Lounge 

Pop up event celebrating Asian American culture and music. Details.

April 8, 2020 

Movie Screening: "The Farewell"

2 p.m. | Treetop Lounge 

Billi's family returns to China under the guise of a fake wedding to stealthily say goodbye to their beloved matriarch -- the only person that doesn't know she only has a few weeks to live. Details

Sky Lantern Festival

7 p.m. | Treetop Lounge 

In celebration of AAHM, join us for our paper lantern festival. Details

April 9, 2020 

Asian Festival

12 p.m. -2 p.m. | Cafeteria

Asian Market featuring vendors from the local community and a student panel. Details

For more information about Cultural Events at MVC, email mvcstudentlife@dcccd.edu