Black History Month 2022

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.

      Program Title
      Date, Time, Location
    •  Black History Month

      Black in Business

      February 1st

      6:00 pm

      To attend this virtual session, please RSVP in Handshake (click on "Join Event Online" for a link to the event in Handshake).

      Join representatives from black-owned businesses online for a discuss about their businesses and/or how they support the black community through programs and resources.

      Sponsored By: CARC & Career Planning and Development

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

      Womxn and Hair

      February 2nd

      12:00 pm

      Carmichael Student Center, 164


      Click here for online access to program

      Womxn and ___ is a monthly discussion series developed to facilitate group dialogue about the many ways KSU women experience college life. 

      This month, we discuss the impacts of hair discrimination.

      Sponsored By: Women's Resource Center

    •  Fashion Show

      Mali Fashion Show

      February 3rd

      5:30 pm

      Carmichael Student Center University Rooms

      Join the student organizations to learn about Mali, Malian and West African fashion, and to practice your French!

      All students are welcome! 

      Sponsored By: French Club & the International Student Association

    •  BHM Event- BlaQ Expereince

      National Black HIV Day Social Media Event

      February 7th

      All Day

      CARC and LGBTQ Resource Center's Instagram Pages

      @carcksu & @lgbtqksu


      Learn important health information and where to get tested for HIV on campus and in the community.

      Sponsored By: CARC & the LGBTQ Center

    •  Background

      Race Around the World

      February 8th

      2:00 pm

      Carmichael Student Center, 255

      Join the CARC & Global Village for the Around the World  conversation group which explores topics relating to cultural experiences around the world.

      February’s discussion will focus on race around the world and sharing diverse experiences. 

      Sponsored By: CARC & Global Village

    •  BHM

      The Black Musicians Coalition Presents: The Blueprint


      February 11th

      8:00 pm

      Location: Morgan Concert Hall 

      Virtual Event Registration

      Masks are recommended for In-person attendance


      The Black Musicians Coalition is pleased to present The Blueprint: #TheBlackAwakening, an interdisciplinary Black History performance that is centered around the innovations and experimental/contemporary art by Black people that are revolutionizing society and the practice/field of art today. 

      Sponsored By: Black Musicians Coalition

    •  BHM

      QPOC Community Group Meeting

      February 16th

      1:00 pm

      Carmichael Student Center, 253

      The QPOC Community Group provides a safe space for LGBTQIA+ identifying Students of Color to gather, connect, and support each other with love. 

      Sponsored By: LGBTQ Resource Center

    • Jeopardy

      Jeopardy Night

      February 17th 

      5:00 pm 

      JMW Student Center, Second Floor Lobby

      Join the Unity Center for a Jeopardy Contest! Free pizza and wings will be served, and the winning team will win prizes! Bring a team of up to 4 people or come by yourself and join an existing team.

    •  BHM

      Game Night

      February 17th

      7:00 pm

      Carmichael Student Center, 263

      Join the CARC for food, games, and trivia, and fun during the BHM game night.

      Sponsored By: CARC

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

      Trip to Center for Civil and Human Rights

      February 18th

      12:30 pm

      RSVP Here

      Join the Department of Student Leadership and Service on a reflective experience as they visit the Center for Civil and Human Rights museum.

      Sponsored By: Student Leadership and Service


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

      Lift Every Voice 

      The Bailey School of Music honors Black History Month with inspirational music, featuring the Percussion Ensemble with KSU Dance Company, Jazz Ensemble I, Chamber Singers, and Gospel Choir. 

      Sponsored By: Bailey School of Music

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

      Turn Up Tuesday: Black Artist Around the World

      February 22nd

      2:00 pm

      Carmichael Student Center, University Rooms


      Tune into CCC's Turn-Up Tuesday events, held monthly in the Carmichael Student Center or the Campus Green, if the weather is nice! Grab some free snacks, free swag, and hang out or check out the playlist online.

      The playlist will be available at: @carcksu

      Sponsored By: CARC

    • Black History Month Letters and Figures

      Super-powered Beings and Representation Luncheon

      February 23rd

      12:00 pm

      JMW Student Center, Student Affairs Conference Room - Room 230D


      Join Eugene Burton, Coordinator of Student Activities, and learn why representation in super-powered beings is so important. You'll also get to discuss amazing BIPOC super-powered beings that are in the media now, including Black Panther, Kingo, and more. There are only 10 spots available, so reserve your seat through OwlLife! Lunch will be served.

    • BHM

      Deeper than Roots

      February 25th

      7:00 pm

      Social Science, Room 1021

      Join the Ladies of Distinction as they discuss relative topics pertaining to the experiences of women of color.

      Sponsored By: Ladies of Distinction

    • BHM

      Black Male Initiative Reception

      February 28th

      5:30 pm

      Prillaman Indoor Plaza

      This program welcomes students who identify as black men attend a networking reception with campus and community partners. 

      Sponsored By: KSU Department of Athletics, Bagwell College of Education, Cultural & Community Centers, Division of Diverse and Inclusive Excellence