Movies, discussions and more: Check out these Black History Month events

A painting dedicated to the founders of Black History Month, the Black United Students at Kent State University, by Ernie Pryor

A painting dedicated to the founders of Black History Month, the Black United Students at Kent State University, by Ernie Pryor

February is Black History Month! Make sure you check out the following campus events:

  • A poetry Open Mic night with spoken word artist Odd?Rod from 7 to 8 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Dining Hall.
  • A display in the Dining Hall of photographs from the 1950s and 1960s fight for integration, which took place at lunch counters and other public places. The display runs from Feb. 5 through 9.
  • A Black History Month movie: Dear White People, showing at 11 a.m. Feb. 6 in Decker 117.
  • A public deliberation on race and equality from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Student Village classroom.
  • The Black Panther movie is showing at Regal Cinemas across the street! Catch the movie at 2 p.m. Feb. 18.
  • A Black History Month movie: Get Out at 11 a.m. Feb. 20 in Decker 117.
  • Miss the first public deliberation, or have something more to say? Come to the second public deliberation on race and equality from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Student Village classroom.