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 Calendar of Events

Black History Month 2020 Calendar of Events
(Click here for a printable 2020 Black History Month Calendar)


Every Wednesday
Hustle N Vote
Bovee UC 108; Center for Inclusion and Diversity
12-1pm
Punch and popcorn provided!

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Tuesday Tunes with Rudy Currence
Bovee UC 108; Center for Inclusion and Diversity
2pm
Sponsored by Program Board

Thursday, February 6, 2020MAC Scholar Approved
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mary Frances Berry
Bovee UC Auditorium
7pm
Co Sponsored by Program Board

Friday, February 7, 2020
Jazz Night with Terri Lyne Carrington
Plachta Auditorium
8pm
Sponsored by School of Music

Monday, February 10, 2020MAC Scholar Approved
Soul Food Taster
Wesley Church
Servings at 3, 4 and 5pm
$5 for Students
$7 for Community

Tuesday, February 11, 2020MAC Scholar Approved
Movie: Green Book
Wesley Church
7:30pm

Wednesday, February 12, 2020MAC Scholar Approved
Soup and Substance
Bovee UC Terrace Rooms
12pm

Thursday, February 13, 2020MAC Scholar Approved
Movie: Healing Justice by Dr. Shakti Butler
Bovee UC 108; Center for Inclusion and Diversity
4pm

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Tuesday Tunes with Dominique Hammons
Bovee UC 108; Center for Inclusion and Diversity
1pm

Thursday, February 20, 2020MAC Scholar Approved
Paints, Chalices and Hues
Kulhavi 142
4-6pm and 6:30-8:30pm

Friday, February 21, 2020MAC Scholar Approved
SANKOFA Pan-African Culture Show
Plachta Auditorium
6pm
Sponsored by African Student Association

Wednesday, February 26, 2020MAC Scholar Approved
VOTE 2020
Bovee UC Auditorium
6pm

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Black Girls Rock
Bovee UC Auditorium
7pm
Sponsored by Phenomenal Brown Girl