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Calendar >  Oceanside’s Black Pioneers February 24th

Oceanside’s Black Pioneers February 24th

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A Conversation With Those Who Have Inspired Us

Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA), North County African American Women’s Association, Oceanside Public Library, Oceanside Historical Society, Generational Black Pioneers, and Bliss Tea and Treats have partnered to proudly present “Oceanside’s Black Pioneers, A Conversation With Those Who Have Inspired Us,” a free panel and facilitated discussion for the community with some of the real-life Oceanside “firsts.” This event will be held on Saturday, February 24 at 2:00 p.m. at Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way. Light refreshments will follow the panel discussion. There is limited capacity. Please register by visiting https://bit.ly/BHMPANEL2024.

Hear from some of the living legends highlighted in the original theater performance “Generational Black Pioneers – Featuring Oceanside Firsts.” The play production will be held by the Oceanside Theatre Company at the Brooks Theatre on February 17 at 7:00 p.m. and February 18 at 2:30pm, and showcases the fight for change from the 1960s to today. Find out more about the play and reserve your tickets at oceansidetheatre.org/otc-tickets. “Oceanside’s Black Pioneers, A Conversation With Those Who Have Inspired Us” panel event held the following weekend at OMA, on February 24, at 2:00 p.m., will feature a moderated conversation with Kristi Hawthorne, from the Oceanside Historical Society and entrepreneur Rushell Gordon, owner of Bliss Tea & Treats and producer of Generational Black Pioneers. They will lead a conversation with Terry Johnson, Oceanside and San Diego County’s first black mayor; Robbie Hass, the first black President of the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce; Lillian Adams, former Oceanside teacher, school counselor, OUSD School Board President and community advocate; and, Eddie Parks, nephew of pioneering Oceanside businesswoman Charlesetta Reece Allen.

For more information, or to see other upcoming events, visit Oceanside Museum of Art, oma-online.org, North African American Women’s Association, ncaawa.org, Oceanside Public Library, oceansidelibrary.org, Oceanside Historical Society, oceansidehistoricalsociety.org,

Oceanside Theatre Company, oceansidetheatre.org, Generational Black Pioneers, generationalblackpioneers.com,

or Bliss Tea & Treats, blissteatreats.com.

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