Black History Month

Black  History Month at Central Michigan University is celebrated annually during the entire month of February.  In conjunction with other national celebrations, we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of African Americans to the United States, Michigan and CMU. Join us in celebration of Black History and culture.

Black History Month 2020 Calendar of Events coming soon

Black History Month 2019 Calendar of Events
(Click here for a printable 2019 Black History Month Calendar)


Every Wednesday
Hustle Lessons
Bovee UC 108; Center for Inclusion and Diversity
Punch and popcorn provided!

Every Tuesday Night
Spike Lee Film Series
Wesley Church
Sponsored by Wesley Church

Monday, February 4, 2019
Factuality: The Game
Bovee UC Rotunda

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
"Do You Know Your Black History?" Trivia
Bovee UC Mackinaw Room
Sponsored by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Soul Food Taster
Wesley Church

Friday, February 8, 2019
Charles H. Wright Museum Bus Trip
Bus departs campus at 10am
First 50 people.  Sign up in Multicultural Academic Student Services

Saturday, February 9, 2019
Sankofa Pan African Culture Show
Plachta Auditorium
6pm (Doors open at 5:45pm)
Exhibition (Free Food)
Bovee UC Rotunda
Sponsored by African Student Association

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Poetry Showcase featuring Nobody Big Yet, with special guests
Pearce 127

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Multicultural Student Leadership Conference
Bovee UC Rotunda

"Making Waves for Flint" Showcase
Pearce 127
Sponsored by Justus League

Monday, February 18, 2019
Black History Game Night
Anspach 169
Sponsored by Collective Action for Cultural Unity

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Painting Chalices and Hues
Bovee UC 108; Center for Inclusion and Diversity
4pm-6pm and 6:30pm-8pm
First 25 people per session

Friday, February 22, 2019
Fashion Show
Plachta Auditorium
Time TBD
Sponsored by Organization for Black Unity

Monday, February 25, 2019
Zuzu Acrobats
Plachta Auditorium