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Black History Month

Celebrated annually in February, Black History Month at Michigan Tech was established to honor and remember important people and events around the world. Michigan Tech celebrates the rich culture and traditions of black Americans during Black History Month with programming featuring educational, artistic, and social events. Each year has a theme highlighting important aspects of Black History.

2016 Black History Month Events!

  1. Follow us on Facebook throughout the year during our Black History Month social media campaign. We will regularly post about important people of color that have contributed to both the Tech community and our country.
  2. J Mase III - a black/trans/queer and rowdy poet from Seattle, J Mase will be on the Tech campus Feb 11th & 12th....all events are free and open to the public

2/11: The Solidarity Framework (workshop) -2:30pm in Wads Cafe Annex (G11W)

"This workshop will provide a specific framework on how to engage in solidarity work around campus and in your life. You will learn how to go beyond allyship and think intersectionally about social justice.

2/12: Even My Poems are Revolutionary (workshop) -2:30pm in MUB Alumni Lounge

"In this workshop attendees will focus on performance, written exercises, and tapping into their creative sides. You will be able to create your own solo and group poems. Participants will walk away with the tools for rooting their own creative work in social justice."

2/12 Main performance by J Mase -7pm MUB Ballroom

Come listen to the poems and spoken word performances that have made J Mase famous today.

     3. "Malcolm X" featuring Denzel Washington - Film will be played in Fisher 135 (2/24 at 6pm)