Journalism Association of Community College’s (JACC) was forced to cancel their 2020 State Convention that was scheduled on Mar. 19 to Mar. 21, at the Los Angeles Marriott, in Burbank, CA., due to the nation’s shelter in place order. However, awards were still addressed to victors such as Janeth R. Sanchez, Chaira Di Martino, and Meyer Gorelick.
Diego Gomez, also known as DesignNurd, fights against the deescalation of our economy by hosting live drag shows via Facebook Live Streaming to support his income. However, due to City College closing their doors to students and faculty the future of his teaching profession remains uncertain.
City College was forced to close its doors to students due to San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s call of a state of emergency regarding the COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak which is infecting nations on a global scale. The college suspended face-to-face classes, on-campus resources, events, and will transition certain classes to being available online. However, students and faculty have raised concerns over this new plan of action.
City College’s African American Studies Department [AFAM] celebrates being rooted at the college for 50 years. However, behind the celebration lies plights for AFAM. Will AFAM see another tomorrow, or will the department be consolidated like its sister departments in neighboring colleges?
n celebration of Black History Month, the de Young Museum is offering an exhibition titled, “Soul of a Nation : Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983,” and is available to the public til March 15, 2020. The exhibition highlights issues of race and segregation during the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Artwork from artists include Tonya Lewis, Spike Lee, David Hammon, and Charles White to name a few.