Black History Month (Upcoming Events)

Black Museum

Monday, February 22, from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.         

Boca Raton campus, Grand Palm

Presented by SG Multicultural Programming and Black Student Union

Attendees will be able to take observation of a display of historical artifacts that teach the true essence of Black history via a traveling museum with the mission of preserving and educating the masses about Black culture. This is a fun, interactive Black tie event. Masks are required and social distancing guidelines will be observed.

For more information, contact Arismendis Altagracia (AJ), SG Multicultural Programming, 954-842-9783 |

The Challenges of Identifying as “Mixed Race”

Tuesday, February 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  

Presented by Black Student Union – Boca Raton

This event will focus on the identity challenges of individuals that identify as mixed race with Black/African American being one of the racialized identities.

For more information, contact Kennedy McKinney, Black Student Union, 904-415-6867 |

The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity

Wednesday, February 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Presented by Center for Inclusion, Diversity Education and Advocacy and Office of Black Student Success and Initiatives

 The Black family has been a topic of study in many disciplines such as history, literature, the visual arts and film studies, sociology, anthropology, and social policy. Join us for an aesthetic dialogue with Assistant Professor Melanie Acosta grounded in the centrality of what the Black family means culturally, historically, politically, socially, and spiritually.

For more information, contact David Bynes, Center for IDEAs, 561-297-3959 | 

 Black History Month Keynote Address

Tuesday, February 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Presented by the Center for Inclusion, Diversity Education, and Advocacy (IDEAs) and Office of Black Student Success and Initiatives

Please join us for the Black History Keynote Address featuring Jamila Lyiscott, a social justice education scholar, nationally renowned speaker, spoken word artist, and educational consultant.

For more information, contact David Bynes, Center for IDEAs, 561-297-3959 |


Broward Campuses:

The Hate You Give LGBTQ+ Individuals

Thursday, Feb. 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.    

Davie campus                                                   

Meeting ID: 882 9352 5899 Passcode: LssL8y      

Presented by Broward Campus Life

In honor of Black History Month, join us for a panel discussion to discuss the challenges BIPOC LGBTQ+ members have faced and the importance of unity in these communities. Students will engage with wave makers that can change their peers’ and family members’ perspectives. At this event, we wish to honor pioneers of black transgender activism such as Marsha P. Johnson.

For more information, contact Francine Coker, Broward Campus Life, 954-236-1467 |


Jupiter Campus:

Night of Spoken Word and “FreeQuency” Poetry Workshop  

Friday, February 26 from 6-8p.m.       

Jupiter campus, North Rec Field       

Presented by Jupiter Program Board and Jupiter Campus Life

Join us for an evening of spoken word followed by a poetry workshop with Kenyan, immigrant, storyteller, Mwende “FreeQuency” Katwiwa. FreeQuency’s work
interrogates and occupies the in between spaces of gender and geography while
exploring the mundane nuances and stark contradictions of everyday
existence as a Black migrant non-binary humanoid. Register at

For more information, contact Irene Gatimi, Jupiter Program Board, 913-271-9323 |

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