Schedule of Events

 

Thursday, February 1     

11:30 a.m. Black History Chapel Michael Nixon, JD , VP for Diversity & Inclusion PMC
Friday, February 2 7:30 p.m. Lighthouse Vespers "Against the Wall" HPAC
Sabbath, February 3 11:30 a.m. New Life Fellowship #FreedomCulture SEM Chapel
Sabbath, February 3 4 p.m. The Agora Black Patriotism Newbold, BUL Hall
Sabbath, February 3 8 p.m. AUSA & BSCF 90s Rollerskating   Rollerworld, St Joseph
Sunday, February 4 1 p.m. BSCF Book Club "The Fire Within"—James Baldwin and “Between the World and Me”—Ta-Nehisi Coates CM Office
Tuesday, February 6 11:30 a.m. Short Course—The Politics of Blackness Garrison Hayes, presenter. From tensions throughout the Pan-African diaspora, and Colorism, to the economy of "wokeness." this short course will examine some of the complexities and social challenges existent in the black community today BUL 150
Friday, February 9 8:45 p.m. Impact Danielle Barnard BURM Auditorium
Sabbath, February 10 11:30 a.m. New Life Fellowship #FreedomCulture SEM Chapel
Sabbath, February 10 4 p.m. BSAS Panel Discussion - 
The Justice Lab
Petrice Wideman: “Am I My Brother’s Keeper? The Human Face of Today’s Dehumanization Crisis”
Michael Polite: “The Oppressive Nature of Remnant Theology”
Newbold, BUL Hall
Sabbath, February 10 7 p.m. Favorite TV Shows Night Join us as we watch Black History themed episodes of our favorite TV shows including Black-ish, In Living Color, Fresh Prince of Belair, A Different World and Family Matters. Newbold, BUL Hall
Sunday, February 11 1 p.m. BSCF Book Club "The Fire Within"—James Baldwin and “Between the World and Me”—Ta-Nehisi Coates CM Office
Sunday, February 11 8 p.m. BSCF "Harlem Nights"

An evening of music, celebration and friendship (by ticket only)

The Livery, Benton Harbor
Monday–Friday, February 12–16 All Day Black Spirit Week M—Du-rag/Head Scarf Day
T—Twin Day
W—Black Apparel Day
R—Decade Day
F—Black Out Day
 
Tuesday, February 13 11:30 a.m. Short Course—The Politics of Home: Afro-Latinidad Ev Milliner, presenter. Learn how to better understand and connect with black folks from the African diaspora with connections and roots in latinx nations. BUL 150
Tuesday, February 13 6:00 p.m. Thriving @ AU, International Issues Forum Exploring the issues surrounding race and how to be the best you can be at AU Newbold, BUL Hall
Friday, February 16 7:00 p.m. Celebration Vespers Claudia Allen, speaker HPAC
Sabbath, February 17 11:30 a.m. Celebration Sabbath #FreedomCulture HPAC
Sabbath, February 17 1:30 p.m. Celebration Fellowship Dinner AU students (by ticket only) CSH Lobby
Sabbath, February 17 4 p.m. BSAS Panel Discussion - The Justice Lab Rebecca Murdock: “Truth and Love: An Unlikely Marriage”
Claudia Allen: 
"Activate: How to Speak Like Jesus"
Newbold, BUL Hall
Sunday, February 18 1 p.m. BSCF Book Club "The Fire Within"—James Baldwin and “Between the World and Me”—Ta-Nehisi Coates CM Office
Tuesday, February 20 11:30 a.m. Short Course—The Politics of Gender Tatum Fowler - "Black Women Save America" Explore the complex dynamics of female leadership in the Black community. How black women lead, what they need to lead, and who they need to support them. BUL 150
Tuesday, February 20 8:30 p.m. The Dialogue A monthly event designed to create a safe space for individuals to learn, listen, and share about the Black Experience. Come join us as we discuss this month’s topic, Colorism. Mutch Recreation Center, Campus Center
Friday, February 23 8:45 p.m. Impact Ev Milliner BURM Auditorium
Sabbath, February 24 11:30 a.m. New Life Fellowship #FreedomCulture SEM Chapel
Sabbath, February 24 4 p.m. BSAS Panel Discussion - The Justice Lab Ante JeroncicDanielle Barnard: “The Walls We Should Build” Newbold, BUL Hall
Sabbath, February 24 7 p.m. "Black Like Me III, A Comedic Story Slam Event" Featuring Ezekiel Azonwu Newbold, BUL Hall
Sunday, February 25 1 p.m. BSCF Book Club "The Fire Within"—James Baldwin and “Between the World and Me”—Ta-Nehisi Coates CM Office