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CELEBRATING BLACKNESS

Monday, Feb. 10th: 1 pm - 4 pm | Tivoli Turnhalle:

"Kick off Black History Month with food, fun, activites and giveaways."

KEEPING THE HOPE IN STUDENT ACTIVISM

Wednesday, Feb. 12th: 11 am - 12 pm | Tivoli Turnhalle.

"DeRay Mckesson will be leading a conversation focused on equity, community organizing, and student activism. DeRay is an educator, acclaimed civil rights activist, podcaster, and author of the memoir, On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope. 
He is the co-founder of Campaign Zero and host of the award-winning podcast Pod Save the People.

FIVE POINTS: HARLEM OF THE WEST

Wednesday, Feb. 12th:  1 pm - 4 pm | Confluence Assembly Rooms

"Denver's Five Points: The Harlem of the West is a conversation led by Terri Genrty and Terry Nelson. Both Ms. Terri Gentry and Terry Nelson love telling stories about the rich African American history of Denver's Five Points Neighborhood."

LUNCH & LEARN

Monday, Feb. 17th: 11 am- 1 pm | Tivoli Multicultural Lounge

"Join us for a lunch discussion with black professionals within our community. Engage with the succesful dentist  Dr. Falona Glenn, the trail-blazing professor Fernando Branch, and the inspirational leader of the  National Society of Black Engineers Natasha Herring."

BLACK GIRL MAGIC YOGA & WORKSHOP

Wednesday, Feb. 19th

Yoga Session: 11 am - 12 pm | Confluence Assembly Rooms 

Racial Battle Fatigue Workshop: 12 - 1:30 pm | Confluence Assembly Rooms

"Instructor and Educator Jalisa Williams, LCSW will guide a yoga session and then will present a workshop on racial battle fatigue This workship will connect students of color in predominately white institutions and teach them how to take care of themselves in higher education settings."

BLACK WORLD CONFERENCE

Wednesday, Feb. 19th: 9 am - 2:30 pm | St. Cajetan's Thursday 

& Feb. 20th: 9 am - 2:30 pm | St. Cajetan's  

"Hosted by MSU Denver's Department of Africana Studies, the Black World Conference is the department's signature Black History Month event. In honor of the centennial of the 19th Amendment, the 2020 Black World Conference recognizes African American Women in their struggle for the vote, hence this year's theme: "African American Women in the Race for the Vote." The event is free and open to the public."

BRIDGE SPEAKER / RACHEL B. NOEL VISITING PROFESSORSHIP 

Thursday, Feb. 27th: 10 am - 1 pm | Tivoli Turnhalle

"The Bridge Speaker is an annual event and tradition dedicated to merging Black History Month and Women's History Month, featuring an African-American woman and scholar. The Bridge event is combined with the Rachel B. Noel Visiting Professorship, which is in its 39th year. The Bridge Speaker will be Joy Ann Reid a Political Analyst for MSNBC."

For more information please contact your Office of Student Life/Activities 


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