Black History Month 2021

Black History Month is a time for the KSU Family to celebrate the African American heritage and culture! With the help of the Black History Month Committee and all of our campus partners, the CARC will present various events throughout the month that will engage the campus in the African American heritage.

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      Program Title
      Date, Time, Location
      Description
    •  Black History Month

      Black History Month Kickoff

      February 2nd

      7:00PM

      University Rooms & 2nd Floor of the Carmichael 
      Student Center
      Kennesaw Campus

      The Black History Month Kickoff is the launching event for Black History month. This event will be the largest collaborative event for BHM and will serve as a way to honor Black History and acknowledge some of the Black and Cultural organizations and departments on campus.

      Sponsored By: CARC

    •  The Letters B H M on a Red Yellow and Green Background, with the word Diversity, Representation, and Identity being repeated.

      Black Joy: A Celebration of Black Teaching

      February 4th

      8:00AM

      Virtual Event

       

      Please join us for this celebration of Black Joy in education! We will honor educators, have time to meet new people, and give away prizes for winners of the Black Trivia Contest.

      Link Coming Soon

      Sponsored By: #BlackTeachers Matter

    •  The Letters B H M on a Red Yellow and Green Background, with the word Diversity, Representation, and Identity being repeated.

      Discussion on Black Activism

      February 4th

      6:30PM

      Prillaman Hall 1002

      Panel style discussion on activism within the Black community and its modern day impact on students of color.

      Sponsored By:   AASA & DBG

    •  BHM Event- BlaQ Expereince

      The BlaQ Experience

      February 8th

      6:00PM

      Prillaman Hall 1103
      Kennesaw Campus

      A panel focused on examining the intersection between Black and Queer identities, the intentional exclusion of Queer folks from social and political movements, and addressing/ paying homage to our Black and Queer Heroes.

      Sponsored By: CARC

    •  Glasses on Black Background

      Fashion X Hip-Hop

      February 5th

      6:00PM

      Prillaman Hall 1103
      Kennesaw Campus

      A conversation on the influence of Black people within the fashion industry, how trends within the African American communities’ influence fashion globally, and the erasure of key and prominent figures.

      Sponsored By: CARC

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      Black To The Polls

      February 10th

      6:30PM

      Prillaman Hall 1103
      Kennesaw Campus

      A dialogue that will focus on the different narratives regarding Black people voting, voter suppression, and voter education.

      Sponsored By: Student Leadership & Service and the CARC

    •  Hand with holding diploma with finger pinting up and words that say I am First Gen

      First Gen-Ish.....

      February 11th

      5:00PM

      Location: TBD

       

      A panel discussion with campus faculty, staff, and students that focuses on the “Grey” areas of being a First-Gen student

      Sponsored By: CARC

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      Black History Month Trivia Night

      February 11th

      6:00PM

      The Loft Lounge

      Let's see who has the most knowledge on campus! The Department of Student Activities will host Trivia Thursday to see which students will claim the title of Trivia Champions! Space is limited to 25 spots, so RSVP to this event to claim a spot!

      Sponsored By: Student Activities

       

    •  The Letters B H M on a Red Yellow and Green Background, with the word Diversity, Representation, and Identity being repeated.

      Black Lifestyle and Wellness

      February 16th

      5:30PM

      Prillaman 1101

      Come discuss the latest tips in black-male fashion and wellness tips lifestyle expert Trey Bryant. 

      Sponsored By: AAMI

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      Spades Workshop & Tournament

      February 17th

      7:00PM

      University Rooms

      An instructional and interactive workshop on the game Spades, followed by a tournament

      Sponsored By: AASA

    •  The Letters B H M on a Red Yellow and Green Background, with the word Diversity, Representation, and Identity being repeated.

      Black History Month Keynote Speaker

      February 18th

      6:00PM

      Zoom

      Link Here

       A virtual lecture exploring the concepts of celebrating change and community as it relates to the Black community.

      Sponsored By: CCC

       

    •  The Letters B H M on a Red Yellow and Green Background, with the word Diversity, Representation, and Identity being repeated.

      Movie Showing: Sister Act 2

      February 19th

      6:00PM

      University Rooms

       

      In honor of Black History Month, the Unity Center & CARC will be screening the movie Sister Act 2.

      Sponsored By: CCC

    •  The Letters B H M on a Red Yellow and Green Background, with the word Diversity, Representation, and Identity being repeated.

      Race Around The World

      February 24th

      1:00PM

      Leadership Room & Microsoft Teams

      Join us as we discuss what and how Race looks like and is perceived within Black communities around the world. 

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       My Black Is...

       

      Cancelled

      This event highlights the various events in Black history. Many organizations and people come together to embrace African American culture through hilarious, meaningful, impactful skits. 

      Sponsored By: DBG

 

 

 

 

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