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2018 Black History Month Celebration

2018 Black History Month Celebration: "Setting the Record Straight"

Please check back regularly as the page will be updated throughout the month. Click here to see full schedule of events.

All events are free and held at the EWU Cheney campus

Week 1

"Still Reaching for the Dream" concert featuring Ms. Yve Evans

    Thursday, 2/1/18 noon - 2:00 p.m. @ Hargreaves Reading Room

    Friday, 2/2/18 noon - 1:50 p.m. @  Music Recital Hall

Friday, 2/2/18

BSU's Late Night Dance Party 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. @ the Phase 264-265

Week 2

Monday, 2/5/18

BSU presents "Winnie" film screening 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 pm @ the JFK Auditorium

Tuesday, 2/6/18

The Male Experience: Growing Up in America 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 pm @ Monroe 205

Wednesday, 2/7/18

BSU's "A Walk in My Cleats" panel 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 pm @ Monroe 205

Thursday, 2/8/18

Guest Lecturer, Dr. Melissa A. Pearson "It's Not 'Borrowing', It's Exploitation: Setting the Record Straight on Cultural Appropriation 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. @ Monroe 205

Week 3

Tuesday, 2/13/18

   EWU Pride Center presents "What Does it Mean to Be Black and LGBTQ+? 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. @ Monroe 205

   BSU's Speed Dating 6:45 p.m. -  8:00 p.m. @ Monroe 205

Wednesday, 2/14/18

BSU's African or African American Identity Dialogue 11:00 a.m. - noon @ Monroe 205

Thursday, 2/15/18

Divine 9 Panel Discussion 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. @ Monroe 205

Week 4

Tuesday, 2/20/18

Dr.  Sheila Woodward presents: Women Musicians Impacting Social Change in South Africa 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. @ Monroe 205

Wednesday, 2/21/18

BSU's Black Images Panel 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. @ Monroe 205

Thursday, 2/22/18

Chicana/o/x Presents "Eating Our 'Roots': African Culinary Influences in Latinx Food Practices 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. @ Monroe 207, Women and Gender Studies Lounge

Week 5

Monday, 2/26/18

Women & Gender Studies presents Black Feminism, Womanism, and Intersectionality 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. @ Monroe 207, Women and Gender Studies Lounge

Tuesday, 2/27/18

Africana Studies & BSU's Annual  Silent Auction Fundraiser 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. @ Monroe 205

Wednesday, 2/28/18

The Multicultural Office presents NAACP: Past, Present, & Future with guest  speaker Kurtis Robinson noon - 2:00 p.m. (lunch served noon-12:30 p.m.) @ Hargreaves Reading Room

Special thanks to the individuals and departments who assisted and collaborated with Africana Studies and BSU: Judy McMillan, Dining Services, Chicano Studies, CCS, Music Department, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, PRIDE Center, MarCom, SAIL, Student Accounting, and Women & Gender Studies

Previous Black History Month Events

2016 Black History Month

2015 Black History Month

2014 Black History Month

Silent Auction Event

Fall 2014 Annual Silent Auction and Welcome Reception

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