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“Shades of Color” Black History Month Celebration

February 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Santa Fe Community College Celebrates Black History Month with the two-day event “Shades of Color” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tues. and Wed., Feb. 20 and 21, in the Jemez Rooms at 6401 Richards Ave.

Special guest speakers include writer and genealogist George Geder presenting a multi-media overview of Black history on Tues., Feb. 20;

and UNM professor of Africana Studies, Dr. Jamal Martin discussing the Black experience in contemporary America on Wed., Feb. 21.

The days will also feature entertainment and refreshments. Sponsored by PDAC and the Office of Student Development. For more information contact SFCC’s Office of Student Development, 505-428-1686.

Photo: George Geder

Writer and researcher George Geder will present a timeline of the history of African Americans in the country. Geder considers himself an evangelist for African ancestor genealogy and is a strong advocate for having all cultures and family lifestyles heard and represented. He is president emeritus of the Santa Fe NAACP. He was featured on the PBS show “The History Detectives” and has appeared on PBS’s “New Mexico in Focus.”



February 20
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Office of Student Development

Irrigation Repair

Santa Fe Community College will be repairing irrigation lines at the central roundabout (the drop-off area by the flag poles) Monday, April 23 through Monday, April 30. During repairs, the roundabout will not be accessible. Please use other entrances into the main and West Wing parking lots. No parking areas will be affected. Please use caution when walking or driving in the vicinity. Thank you for your patience while we make improvements to campus.