Carolina celebrates Black History Month
Visit diversity.unc.edu for more information on Black History Month events.
- Ongoing – The Bull’s Head Bookshop will offer 20 percent off books by African-American authors and in the African-American studies section in February.
- Feb. 3 – The Black Student Movement will kick off Black History Month at noon in the Pit.
- Feb. 5 – Hasan Kwame Jeffries will give UNC’s ninth annual African-American History Month Lecture at 7 p.m. in the Stone Center’s Hitchcock Room. “The Greensboro Four” will be honored guests.
- Feb. 6 – The Stone Center will hold a discussion with scholar-in-residence Joel Zito Araujo and Haile Germina in the Hitchcock Room at 7 p.m.
- Feb. 9 – Louise Toppin, soprano and professor of music, will be joined by the Black Student Movement Gospel Choir for “Lift Every Voice: African-American Music and Culture” at the Friday Center at 3:30 p.m.
- Feb. 11 – The film “RAÇA” will screen in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium at 7 p.m.
- Feb. 12 – The Black Student Movement will host Renee Alexander Craft, assistant professor of communication, for a lecture at 5:30 p.m. in Upendo in SASB North.
- Feb. 14 – Lee Daniels’ film “The Butler” will screen at 7 p.m. and 12 a.m., and at 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 15, in the Union Auditorium.
- Feb. 19 – “Generation to Generation: A Personal Perspective on Black Experience from 1930-2014” will be held at 5:30 p.m. in Upendo in SASB North.
- Feb. 20 – The film “Daughters of the Wind” will screen at 7 p.m. in the Stone Center’s Hitchcock Room.
- Feb. 21 – A Black and Blue campus tour led by Tim McMillan will start at 3 p.m. from the UNC Visitors’ Center.
- Feb. 21 – The film “12 Years a Slave” will screen in the Union Auditorium at 7 p.m. and 12 a.m., and at 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 22.
- Feb. 22 – The Morehead Planetarium and Science Center will host Star Families: African Skies at 3:30 p.m.
- Feb. 27 – The African Diaspora Lecture will be held at 7 p.m. in the Stone Center’s Hitchcock Room.
- Feb. 28 – A unity dinner will be held at the Stone Center at 5 p.m.
- Feb. 28 – Philosopher and activist Cornell West will give the talk “Bridging the Gap” at Memorial Hall at 7 p.m.