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Celebrate Black History Month with CMSS

Black History Month began in 1926 as "Negro History Week," the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans.

Today, Black History Month provides all Americans the opportunity to celebrate the rich culture, heritage and achievements of black people. When we study and recognize Black History, we study ourselves and our national history!

Black History is American History.

Schedule of Events

CMSS Black History Month Celebration *Virtual Event*

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 7:00 PM on Zoom

Celebrate the achievements of African Americans and recognize their central role in U.S. history! This celebration will include music, trivia and fellowship!

D.E.E.P. Impact Dialogue on Black History Month *Virtual Event*

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 7:00 PM via Zoom

Join the Diversity Education Empowerment Program for an evening of dialogue and engagement on Black History Month.

Leadership Speaker: Tyhree Moore at UREC *In-Person Event*

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 6:30 PM in the UREC Club Room

Tyrhee Moore, mountaineer, outdoor education advocate, and nonprofit leader will share leadership lessons from his adventures and work, followed by a Q&A. Students will have the opportunity to try rock climbing on the UREC climbing wall with Tyrhee.

Black History Month Speaker—A Seat at the Table *Virtual Event*

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 7:00 PM via Zoom

On February 1, 1960, four African American students staged a sit-in in Greensboro at Woolworth, a popular retail store that was known for refusing to serve African Americans, changing history forever.

Join us to explore the legacy of the Greensboro Four!

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