Black History Month

February 4, 2020

My Melanin Means Campaign – Tabling Event

11:00AM - 3PM | Student Center South, Table #4

The Black Student Union will host a photographic event giving students, staff, and faculty the opportunity to give us a personal meaning of their melanin – the color of their skin.
Sponsored by: The Black Student Union

February 6, 2020

The FIRE of the Harlem Renaissance

11:30AM – 1:30PM | Science and Research Building 1

Take a “lewk” at early ballroom culture ignited by LGBTQ+ African Americans in the 1920s – featuring African American queer Muslim author and activist Blair Imani.
Sponsored by: The LGBTQ Resource Center

February 6, 2020

Black Student Mixer – The Family Reunion Edition

6PM – 8PM | Student Center South, B12

The Black Student Mixer – Family Reunion Edition is an opportunity for Black identifying students to connect with each other as they celebrate their experience at UH.
Sponsored by: The Center for Diversity and Inclusion

February 7, 2020

Sandra Bland Birthday Celebration – Tabling Event

11AM – 2PM | Student Center South, Table #2

NPHC will be sharing facts about the life of Sandra Bland and raising awareness about police brutality.
Sponsored by: UH’s National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

February 11, 2020

Donuts and Dialogue

11AM – 3PM | Student Center South, Table #2

The Black Student Union is hosting a tabling event to educate students about Afro-American history with a giveaway of free donuts.
Sponsored by: The Black Student Union

February 13, 2020

Black Culture Family Feud

6PM – 8PM | Student Center South, Heights Room

To bring the Black UH community together with a fun interactive program that touches on black culture through playing a familiar game in family feud.
Sponsored by: The Urban Experience Program

February 17 – February 21

NPHC Week - Black Excellence Volume 1

NPHC will be hosting a number of events during this week to support our Greek Council at UH. Events include Meet the Greeks Game Night, Nacho Fundraiser, NPHC Humpday, and Open Mic Night. Visit NPHC social media accounts for more information.
Sponsored by: UH’s National Pan-Hellenic Council NPHC

February 15, 2020

Black Like Us: A Candid Conversation About the LGBTQ Experience in the Black Community

6PM – 7:30PM | Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant

Black Like Us, our third annual event in this series, explores what it means to identify as LGBTQ in the Black community. This year speaker is Tarell Alvin McCraney, acclaimed writer of Moonlight and David Makes Man.
Sponsored by: University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work

February 26, 2020

Student Center Film Series Presents 13th by Ava DuVernay

5:30PM | Student Center South, Theatre

This documentary explores the history of racial inequality in the United States and highlights how the nation’s prisons are disproportionately occupied with African Americans. A discussion panel will follow showing of the film.
Sponsored by: Student Center and African American Studies