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The Athens Black Contemporary Dancers perform during the Campus Community Connections to the Civil Rights Movement program.
 

Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, is celebrated each February in the United States. It recognizes the significant achievements made by the African American community in all aspects of American society. Activities and events all center around cultural, social, educational and spiritual programs.

 

2017 Event

 
 
DD  February 1, 2017
  Darrell Dawsey
  As part of the "90 Minute Series"
  Morton Hall 201
  7:30 pm
 
 
 
Anita Hill  February 2, 2017
  Speaking Truth to Power
  Anita Hill
  Seifred 519
  6:30 pm
 
 
 
Markama  February 3, 2017
  Markama
  Argentine Music Group
  Church of Good Shepard University Terrace
  7:30 pm
 
 
 
Pablo Mitchell  February 8, 2017
  Drawing Together Latina/os in US History
  Dr. Pablo Mitchell
  Multicultural Center Multipurpose Room
  7:30-8:30 pm
 
 
 
ice cream
  February 9, 2017
  Ice Cream Social with Cohen Company
  Presented by the National Association of Black Accountants
 1804 Bobcat Lounge
  6-7 pm
 
 
MSAFebruary 10, 2017
Indonesia: Historical and Political Perspective
  Azril Jamaluddin and Ika Idris
  Baker Center 231
  5-6 pm
 
 
 
Patricia Thomas--Jane
  February 15, 2017
  'The Escape of Jane' a one-woman play about slavery
  Patricia Thomas featuring drum performance by Lawrence Green
  Mortan Hall 201
  7:30 pm
 
 
 
movie night  February 21, 2017
  Black History Month Movie Night
  Presented by the Ohio University Recruiting Society 
  Location TBA
  Time TBA
 
 
 
  I Am Not Your Negro ScreeningFebruary 23, 2017
  'I Am Not Your Negro' Screening
  Presented by BSCPB, Multicultural Programs, and the Division of Student Affairs 
  Athena Cinema
  Plays daily at 5:00, 7:00, & 9:45 with Saturday/Sunday matinees at 2:45
 
 
 
MSA  February 24, 2017
  Islam in America
  Hashim Pashtun
  Baker Center 231
  5-6 pm
 
 
 
diversity  February 27, 2017
  Diveristy in the Workforce
  Bentley Room 25
  6-7 pm
 
 
 
 
trivia night  February 28, 2017
  Black Trivia Night
  Presented by the Ohio University Recruiting Society
  Location TBA
  Time TBA
 
 
 
najee E. Muhammad  March 1, 2017
  Najee E. Muhammad Annual Memorial Lecture
  "Recovering from overwhelming whiteness"
  Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christa Preston Agiro
  Galbreath Chapel
  7:00 pm

 

 

2016 Event

DD

  February 11, 2016
  Baker University Center Ballroom
  7 pm

 

 

 

2015 Event

Charlayne Hunter-Gault
  February 18   
  Charlayne Hunter-Gault

  Baker University Center Ballroom
  7:30 pm



 

2014 Event

Porter_Tony
  March 19   
  A Call to Men with Tony Porter Workshop
  Baker University Center Theater
  7:00 pm

 

 

 

2013 Event

  February 21Daryl Davis

  Daryl Davis
  Baker University Center Ballroom
  7:00 pm

 

 

 

2012 Events

  February 7Anna E Fowlkes My Grandma Has AIDS
  Anna E. Fowlkes
  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
  Baker University Center Theater
  7:00 pm

 

 

  February 8Black History Month Reflections in Black
  African American Inventors & Inventions
  Reflections in Black Museum, Inc.
  Baker Theater Lounge
  12:00 pm to 6:00 pm

 

 
 

2011 Events

  February 8Zion Uness
  Zion Uness
  Baker University Center Ballroom
  Presented by Bobcats for Israel
  7:30 pm

 

 

  February 27Steve Perry
  Steve Perry
  Baker University Center Ballroom
  Presented by the Office of Multicultural Programming
  7:00 pm

 

 

 

2010 Events

  February 10Eric Etheridge
  Eric Etheridge
  Baker University Center Ballroom
  Presented by BSCPB
  7:00 pm

 
  February 16Kasa Bayisin
  Kasa Bayisin
  Walter Hall Rotunda
  "Ethiopian Jews"
  7:30 pm
 
 
  March 9Larry Bryant
  Larry Bryant
  Baker University Center 240
  "AIDS/HIV"
  7:30 pm


 

2009 Events

  February 5 Marvelyn Brown
  Marvelyn Brown
  Baker University Center Theater
  Black HIV/AIDS
  7:30 pm
 
 
  February 11 Pin Points Theatre
  "1001 Black Inventions"
  Baker University Center Theater
  Presented by BSCPB and Pin Points Theater
  7:00 pm
 
  February 25 Black History Month Trivia
  "Black History Month Trivia"
  Baker University Center Front Room
  Presented by BSCPB
7:00 pm
  March 3 Maxine Maxwell
  Maxine Maxwell
  Baker University Center Theater
  Presented by BSCPB
  7:00 pm

 

 

2008 Events

  February 7 Anquenette Sloan
  Anquenette Sloan
  Baker University Center Theater
  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness & Info Day
  7:30 pm
    
 
 
  February 21 Kimya Moyo
  Kimya Moyo
  Baker University Center Theater
  Malcolm X Commemorative Speaker
  7:00 pm

 
  February 22 Bob Marley Day
  Bob Marley Day
  Baker University Center Ballroom
  Presented by MCP, MCC, and BSCPB
  7:00 pm
 
 
  February 27 Frederick Douglass
  Meet & Greet Frederick Douglass
  Multicultural Center
  7:00 pm

 

 

 

 

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