A tutorial on using the Library Catalog by Instructional Librarian Sheena Campbell. This video shows you how to search the CCA Libraries' catalog, understand call numbers, and locate the books you want. The video was created in 2015 and shows the Libraries Drupal website and Innovative Interfaces Millennium catalog, both of which were replaced in subsequent years.
A letter to CCAC President Ford in which Michael Wright objects to the CCAC publication Spectrum's representation of Ethnic Studies, and to Spectrum editor Ken David's inclusion of such representations. The letter is accompanied by a clipping of a cartoon, published in Spectrum, that inspired Wright's letter.
Flyer for "Border/Fracture: Culture Change and Resistance under the Narcotraffic Regime, Exploring the effects of narcotraffic violence on immigration, the boder, community, identity, and culture" a Diversity Studies Symposium with presentations in Nahl Hall, Oliver Art Center and Macky Hall, on the CCA Oakland Campus, March 11, 2016.
Photographic documentation of the HOME: Making Space for Radical Love and Struggle exhibit at the Oliver Art Center, CCA Oakland Campus, April 9-April 20, 2018
Proposal made by Michael Wright to the Academic Council of courses to be taught in CCAC's Black Studies Institute, August 31, 1970.
In the Fall semester of 2016, CCA Faculty Kari Marboe and Capp Street Project Archive Curator Jennine Scarboro teamed up for the Upper Division Interdisciplinary Studio (UDIST) course Activate Archive: Capp Street Project. During the class students were introduced to the CSP Archive, researched the process, intention,and realization of projects sponsored by CSP and used their research to inspire their own new collaborative and individual site-specific works. The course culminated in a campus exhibition In CCA's Oliver Art Center.
Critical Ethnic Studies Stands in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter, 2020, written by faculty of Critical Ethnic Studies with Rickey Vincent as the originating author and primary writer. This document touches on the history of constructs of race in the U.S., examines how these constructs of opression, particularly anti-Blackness, exist in 2020 as "we exist in an environment of “anti-Blackness” that inhibits our growth toward a truly inclusive and affirming community of human beings of equally infinite value" and call for recognition that "until Blacks are free from this oppression, and Black Lives Matter, no other lives will be free."
Shylah Pacheco Hamilton, CCA Critical Ethnic Studies Faculty and Chair 2020, facilitates a conversation between former Chairs: Melinda Luisa de Jesús, Opal Palmer Adisa, Sonia Manjon, November 25, 2020.
A description of the goals and academic courses of the Black Studies Institute, from the 1971 issue of CCAC
A letter to Wolfgang Lederer, Chairman of the Department of Design, from John W. Lottes, Assistant to the President, in which Lottes justifies his decision to assign the "African Design" course to the Design Division, attached to a later correspondence from Lederer to President Harry Ford and Martin Streich, Chairman of Basic Studies, insisting that "African Design has no place in the Design Program". And a final message from President Ford stating that "African Design" would become part of the Black Studies Department.