Barstow Community College student Juan Davalos watches Reginard Garland Jr. read "A Poem For Myself" by Etheridge Knight. Students took turns presenting their favorite contemporary African-American songs, prose and poems as part of the humanities department's celebration of Black History Month. The event is part of an ongoing series put on by the humanities and history departments this month.

Editor's Note: Updated Feb. 23 at 9:51 a.m. to correct the spelling of a name.