Black History Month Programs at UW

Thursday, January 31st kicked off a series of events taking place at the University of Wyoming in honor of Black History Month.  The day featured the Black History 101 Mobile Museum on display in the Wyoming Union breezeway, and later the AHC partnered with the Art Museum, the Black Student Alliance, and African American Diaspora Studies to host a Meet & Greet for Khalid el-Hakim, founder and curator of the Mobile Museum.

Several students walk down a row of tables in the hallway of the student union viewing an exhibit on display.

UW students engage with the Black History 101 Mobile Museum in the Union breezeway.

The events continue with a Black History Conference hosted at the College of Law on Friday, February 8th, along with a whole week of programs hosted by the Black Student Alliance. On Monday, February 18th, the AHC is happy to once again partner with AADS and BSA as they host their “Conversations with Elders” program at the Centennial Complex in the Stock Grower’s Room at 4 p.m.

The month of programs conclude with a panel on African American Women in Pageantry at the Ag Auditorium on Friday, March 1 at 4 p.m.

image with text listing Black History Month programs

Listing of programs for Black History month hosted by the Black Student Alliance and African American Diaspora Studies

We’d be remiss if we also didn’t give recognition to the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Days of Dialogue programs, which starts this Sunday. View the press release or visit their website for more information.

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