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Black History Month events

Learn, grow and get involved with Black History Month at the U.

graphic reads, "February 2021 Black History Month University of Utah."February is Black History Month and there are still several events to get involved in at the U.

The theme for 2021, picked by planning committee members, is “Transformative Voices.”

“We want to make sure that Black History Month not only honors historical figures but also highlights the amazing accomplishments and contributions of Black people today,” said Meligha Garfield, director of the Black Cultural Center at the U. “Black voices are not a monolith. There are Black people everywhere globally, and we want to ensure our transformative voices are heard and celebrated on a bigger scale.”

Upcoming events

*View the full calendar here.

  • Black Americans and the Borders of Belonging: A conversation with Martha Jones
    • Feb. 18, 2021 at 12 p.m.
      Register here.
  • The Afrocentric Perspective as a Social Work Model for Anti-racism
    • Feb. 19, 2021 at 12 p.m.
      Register here.
  • Black Faculty and Staff Awards
    • Feb. 26, 2021 at 6 p.m.
      Register here.