Black History Month kicks off at Oregon State University on February 2nd with the 1st Annual Black Excellence Celebration in the MU Ballroom from 6:00-7:30pm. This program honors some of our African American/Black administrators, faculty, staff and community members.
Other events are talking place throughout the month, including:
- The M.M.M.: Model Minority Myth at the Asian & Pacific Cultural Center, Feb.11, 6-7:30pm
- Messages in the Music at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center (LBH-BCC), Feb. 12, 6-7:30pm
- Movie Showing: Selma (presented by the Black Student Union) at the LBH-BCC, Feb. 25, 5-8pm
- Black History Month Dance at the LBH-BCC, Feb. 26, 9pm-2am
- Candlelight Vigil (presented by the LBH-BCC) at the MU Quad, Feb. 29, 7pm
Big thanks to the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center and all of Diversity and Cultural Engagement for their work on these events. We look forward to a great month of celebration!