Event Information:

  • Wed

    Dr. Maulana Karenga, Creator of Kwanzaa, to Speak

    6:00 pmSan Bernardino Valley College


    Dr. Maulana Karenga, the creator of Kwanzaa, will speak at San Bernardino Valley College for a special Black History Month guest lecture on Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    San Bernardino Valley College students, faculty and staff are eagerly awaiting a campus visit from distinguished professor, activist and author Maulana Karenga, best known as the creator of the pan-African and African-American holiday of Kwanzaa. On Wednesday, February 27, Dr. Karenga’s appearance at San Bernardino Valley College will be titled, "Message and Mission in Black History: Forging a Future and World of Inclusive Good.”

    For those who follow his research, Dr. Karenga’s visit will serve as a reminder of the global impact he has had as the originator of the Seven Days of Kwanzaa. Event organizers are expecting him to share his views on the far-reaching benefits of social change and the pan-Africanist movement.

    WHAT: Forging a Future and World of Inclusive Good: A Dialogue with Dr. Maulana Karenga
    WHERE: San Bernardino Valley College Auditorium, 701 S. Mount Vernon Avenue, San Bernardino, CA, 92410. Free parking on campus.
    WHEN: 6:00pm, Wednesday, February 27, 2019