Black History Month

February is Black History Month. Black Student Union (BSU) has been hard at work scheduling events. All are welcome.

The theme for BSU’s 2019 Black History Month is “Liberated Souls: Black Pride, Prosperity and Love.”

“LOVE YOUR BLACKNESS”
Feb. 1-28, 2019
Union Display Case

The Black Student Union utilizes art to spread a powerful message that Blackness is not a monolith. The display case contains messages from black students explaining why they have pride in their culture. Stop by and view the display case to learn how we can create a welcoming space for all.

“Black History Trivia”
Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 | 1-2 p.m.
Student Equity & Diversity Lounge (Union 293)

Come engage in an hour of trivia related to various aspects of black history. Food will be provided.

“Black Films Matter”
Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 | 2-9 p.m.
Student Equity & Diversity Lounge (Union 293) and Union Theatre

Join BSU and members of the African-American Chamber of Commerce for a day in black films and dialogue. This is a free-flowing event that people can come and go as they please. Snacks will be provided.

“Liberation: Love the Skin You’re In”
Thursday, Feb. 15, 2019 | 4-8 p.m.
Student Equity & Diversity Lounge (Union 293)

Celebrate liberation and freedom to be who we are at this social. BSU welcomes and opens up space for people to demonstrate self-love, as individuals are welcome to share poetry, songs, etc. #BlackLove

The Mission of BSU is to foster a sense of community among all students of the African Diaspora at the University of Utah. Our goal is to stimulate the intellectual, political, cultural and social growth of all Utah students. We seek to educate ourselves and the larger Utah community, in hopes that awareness will spark action and ignite change in our communities. In addition, the Black Student Union shall serve as a resource to all other groups on campus, no matter sex, creed, age or sexual identity. BSU meets Mondays at 1 p.m. in the SED Student Meeting Room, Union 293.