Black History 2014

The Janet Goeske Foundation will present their 14th Annual Black History Program & Luncheon on Friday, February 21st at 11:00 AM. This year’s program is titled “The Influence of African-American Art on History”.

JGF hosts the Black History program and luncheon every February as an opportunity for the senior community to join together, learn about, and celebrate their diversity. A traditional meal of Southern favorites (with a healthy twist) will be served including roasted chicken, red beans and rice, greens with smoked turkey and cornbread! Feel free to wear your favorite African-American attire!

The program will feature special guest speaker Sterling Stuckey, distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California Riverside. He is also the author of Slave Culture, Going through the Storm: The Influence of African-American Art in History and African-American Culture, and Melville’s Art. After the program, guests will have the opportunity to meet and greet with the author, purchase merchandise and have their items autographed.

Tickets must be purchased by Feb. 17th at the Janet Goeske Center (5257 Sierra Street, 92504).

Tickets are $5.00 for Goeske members and $6.00 for non-members.

Please make sure to sign-up early, with only 250 seats available, this popular event fills up fast.