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Celebrate Black History Month with us

Have brunch with Sisters in Solidarity

Tune into the Sisters in Solidarity’s third annual Golden Hour brunch celebration, featuring keynote speaker Shellee Mendes. Join virtually on Sunday, Feb. 7, at 12 p.m. EST.

Reflect on a James Baldwin speech

James Baldwin was an integral American essayist, novelist, and playwright whose words about race in America still hold value today. Join the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute in a viewing and discussion on one of Baldwin’s most important speeches on Friday, Feb. 12, at 12 p.m. EST.

Celebrate “Africa Night”

Join the Northeastern African Student Organization for their 2021 edition of “Africa Night,” a now-virtual celebration of modern African culture featuring performances, dance, and fashion. The event will be held over Zoom on Friday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. EST. 

Get inspired by Angela Davis

Hosted by NU Students Advancing Intersectional Dreams, tune in to listen to renowned activist and philosopher Angela Davis, moderated by Charles T. Wallace-Thomas IV, on Monday, Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. EST.

Learn more about the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute

Get to know the Institute’s staff and resources at this virtual event, held on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 12 p.m. EST.

Dive into the experiences of Black and LatinX Entrepreneurs

Join the Graduate Students of Color Collective to discuss the real-world entrepreneurial experiences from Black and LatinX students. Tune in to the virtual discussion on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m EST.

Taste the cuisine of the African diaspora

Try a variety of foods from African, Caribbean, and African American cultures at this event hosted by the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute. Stop by the tent outside the Institute for a grab-and-go of different dishes on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m. EST.

Find inspiration in poetry

Join the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service and the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute at this crossover event to discuss the intersection of spiritual poetry and the Black Lives Matter movement. Tune into the virtual reading and conversation on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. EST.

Honor Black faculty and staff

Recognize Northeastern staff and administrators for their service to Northeastern at the annual Black Heritage Awards luncheon, held virtually on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 11:45 a.m. EST.

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