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Wright State celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month | Photo by Jessica Fugett | The Wright State Guardian

Black History Month | Photo by Jessica Fugett | The Wright State Guardian


Black History Month is being celebrated all around campus during the month of February. Different organizations will be holding events open to all students, and outside members can join.

Here is a list of events from Da’von Hicks, vice president of Black Student Union (BSU.)

Feb. 10-16

Alpha Phi Alpha will have a black excellence-themed week on both UD and WSU’s campuses.

Feb. 16

African-American Residential Caucus is throwing a Soulfood Sunday at the Honors Plaza from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

Feb. 18

Dr. Morris from African American Studies will be giving a lecture revolving civil rights and black lives matter

Feb. 20

BSU is throwing a Heritage Ball and will have dinner, an awards ceremony and dancing (formal attire).

Feb. 23-29

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is throwing a celebration week consisting of church service, community service and a game night/karaoke with a “Wild ‘n Out” theme.

Feb. 24

There will be a speaker from Stein Gallery

Feb. 26

BSU, Student Government Association, and Black Men on the Move will hold a brunch and an awards ceremony at 11 a.m.