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 2017 Calendar of Events
(click here for a printable copy of the calendar)

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Soup & Substance
12pm – 1pm
Bovee UC, Terrace A-D

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

"Afterwards:  Is Black History Devitalized?
Troutman Lobby
Sponsored by HYPE CMU (Have Your Point Expressed)

Thursday, February 2, 2017
Movie Showing: “Birth of a Nation”
Wesley (1400 S. Washington)

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Documentary:  “Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed”
Center for Inclusion & Diversity (UC 108)
Sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
One Woman Play: “I Am Hope”
Park Library Auditorium

Thursday, February 9, 2017
“Notes @ Noon”
Center for Inclusion & Diversity (UC 108)

Thursday, February 9, 2017
“Women in Jazz" ft/ Master Flautist and Lecturer Galen Abdur-Razzaq
UC Auditorium

Friday, February 10, 2017
“The SANKOFA Pan-African Fashion Show”
Finch Field House
Sponsored by the African Student Association, Muslim Student Association, Physicians for Human Rights, and the CMU College of Medicine

Monday, February 13, 2017
“From Montgomery to Memphis: A Photo Journey of the Civil Rights Movement" presented by Dr. Joyce Baugh
Park Library Auditorium

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Black History Month Food Taster
Wesley (1400 S. Washington)
MUST RSVP on Orgsync, $5 Students, $7 General Public

Thursday, February 16, 2017
“What Now: Part 2” Town Hall Meeting
Pearce 127
Sponsored by CMU NAACP, HYPE CMU, Organization for Black Unity

Saturday, February 18, 2017
Multicultural Student Leadership Conference
Bovee University Center
Must Register via OrgSync

Saturday, February 18, 2017
Rap Karaoke
Moore 101
Sponsored by the JustUs League

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
“A Phenomenal Journey"
Center for Inclusion & Diversity (Bovee UC 108)
Sponsored by Phenomenal Brown Girl

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Movie Showing: “Race”
Wesley (1400 S. Washington)

Saturday, February 25, 2017
“Soul Train”
Kulhavi 141/142
Sponsored by the JustUs League

Sunday, February 26, 2017
Black Girls Rock!
Bovee UC Rotunda
Sponsored by Organization for Black Unity, Pinky Promise CMU, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc
orporated & Phenomenal Brown Girl

Monday, February 27, 2017
"Black History Month Game Night"
Kulhavi 146
Sponsored by Collective Action for Cultural Unity