The Valencia African Heritage Committee has adopted The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity as the 2021 Black History theme. "The black family has been a topic of study in many disciplines–history, literature, sociology, anthropology, and social policy. It has been reverenced, stereotyped, and vilified from the days of slavery to the present. The role of the black family has been described by some as a microcosm of the entire race, and yet its complexity as the 'foundation' of African American life and history can be seen in numerous debates..." Learn more about the theme here.
Suggested educational resources coming soon.