Black History Month is held in February to celebrate the numerous achievements accomplished by the black community, and to honor the unique challenges black people have faced both historically and in the present. See below for a list of events and activities happening all across campus in celebration of Black History Month. 

Black History Month Events By Listing

Black History Month Opening Ceremony

Thursday, February 1 | 5:30 pm | Heights Room, Corcoran Commons Come celebrate Black History Month by attending the Opening Ceremony featuring poet Michael Warrior Bonds.

All-University Mass

Sunday, February 4th | 8:00 pm | St. Ignatius Church. We will come together as one community to celebrate an all-university Mass in honor of Black History Month. We encourage everyone to join us for this beautiful annual liturgy. Fr. Joseph Brown SJ will be our celebrant.

BHM Mobile Museum and Discussion

Tuesday, February 6 | 1-5 pm Mod Lot Discussion 5-6 p.m. | Murray Function Room

Women's Basketball "Black History Month Game" vs. the University of Virginia

Thursday, February 8 | 6 pm

Diversity & Inclusion Breakfast and Nursing, Health, & Nonprofits Career Fair

February 9 | 10:00 am | Walsh Function Room; Fair 11:00 am - 2:00 pm | Heights Room, Corcoran Commons

Movie Screening: Lou Montgomery: His Story is Our Story

Monday, February 12 | 5:00pm-6:30pm (screening of documentary film, followed by panel discussion) Robsham Theater

My Beautiful Hair Event featuring author, St. Clair Detrick-Jules

Thursday, February 15 | 5:30 pm | Higgins 300

Sexual Chocolate Performance

Friday, February 16 | Time TBD | Robsham Theater

ALC Ball

Saturday, February 17 | 9:30 pm - 12:30 am | Hammond Pond Parkway The AHANA+ Leadership council invites you to our annual ball on Saturday, February 17th. This year’s theme is Prom Royalty, so come dressed to impress and ready dance the night away.

Men's Basketball "Black History Month Game" vs the University of Miami

4 pm | Saturday, February 17

MLK Scholarship Banquet

Monday, February 19 | 5:15 p.m. | Murray Function Room

Buna Chats Hot Takes Edition

Wednesday, February 21 | 8:00 pm | First Floor 2150 lounge space (109) A collaboration event with ALC where we will be discussing hot takes about various topics as food, culture, and more!

An Evening with Bambajan Bamba

Wednesday, February 28 | 8:00 p.m. | Robsham Theater Bambadjan Bamba is an award-winning Hollywood actor, filmmaker, and activist. He has worked in prominent roles on numerous hit television shows and blockbuster films.

Living in Color

Thursday, February 29 | 7:00 p.m. Living In Color is a showcase of black the experience, through performance. This Black History Month, the event will follow an unconventional structure, and will incorporate an artistic conversation between performances to tell a theatrical, humanistic story.

Campus Partners

Black Student Organizations/Clubs/Leadership Groups

Black Student Forum, Sexual Chocolate, PATU (Present Africa to You), Caribbean Culture Club, ALC,  BAIC BHM Planning Committee, The Quad, African Student Organization, BLSA (Black Law Students Association), BLSA (Black Law Students Association) & Trusts & Estates Family Law Association), HA, EESA, F.I.S.T.S, FACES 

Faculty/Staff Campus Partners

Campus Ministry, Office for Institutional Diversity, BFSAA, Athletics, BAIC, Eagle Print, Office of Ignatian Spirituality, Career Center, Arts Council, Women's Center, UGBC, OID, Office of Student Involvement, Intersections, ITSVPSA, BC Law School, Campus Activities Board, University Counseling Services, Learning to Learn,  AAD