UNM Celebrates Black History Month

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Black History Month

Posted: February 15, 2023

Black History Month 2023 Events

Celebrate and honor Black History Month at UNM with these events from PNMGC and African American Student Services.

Project for New Mexico Graduates of Color (PNMGC) Events

The Woman King Movie Night
February 8, 2023 from 6:00-8:00 PM
SUB Theatre

Join us for the free screening of The Woman King at the SUB Theatre. Free popcorn and drink for everyone (while supplies last). We hope to see you there! Co-sponsored with UNM Mid-Week Movies.

Black Feminist Panel
February 13, 2023 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM
SUB Lobo A/B (Third Floor)

This event is in support of Black History Month and co-sponsored with African American Student Services. We invite you to attend a discussion on mentoring best practices for students of color. Moderated by Dr. Natasha Howard with panelists Dr. Assata Zerai, Dr. Ninoska Escobar, Brandi Stone, and Maya Shamsid-Deen.

Dr. Harold Baily: A New Mexico Legacy of Activism
February 23, 2023 from 6:00-9:00 PM
SUB Theatre

This event includes a film screening of Black Experience in New Mexico (1974-1980) and an open Q&A facilitated by Hakim Bellamy!

African American Student Services Events

Please visit their website for additional information

Flag Raising Ceremony
February 1, 2023 at 12:00 PM
Scholes Hall

Langston Hughes Project
February 2-4, 2023
Popejoy Hall and African American Performing Arts Center

Women's Basketball Game
February 2, 2023 at 7:00 PM
The Pit

National Black HIV Aids/Awareness Testing
February 7, 2023 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Student Union Building

Safe, Sexy, and Black
February 7, 2023 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM
African American Student Services Lounge

Cloth Talk: Conversation with Black Professionals
February 9, 2023 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Draft & Table

African American Day at the NM State Legislature
February 10, 2023 from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
State Capital Building

In Living Color Artist Reception with Jarvis Boyland
February 10, 2023 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Tamarind Institute

Community Climbing
February 10, 2023 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Stone Age Climbing Gym

Sunday Service
February 12, 2023 at 11:00 AM
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church

Black Feminist Panel
February 13, 2023 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM
SUB Lobo A/B (Third Floor)

Black Student Union Wakanda Forever Screening (Private Event)
February 13, 2023 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
SUB Theatre

Love and College Season 4
February 14, 2023; Time and location TBA (see website for more information)

Speed Friending Hosted by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.
February 17, 2023; Time and location TBA (see website for more information)

Afro Latinidad Panel
February 23, 2023; Time TBA (see website for more information)
Mesa Vista Hall Foyer

Blackdom, New Mexico: The Significance of the Afro-Frontier (Lecture and Exhibit)
February 23, 2023
-Lecture by Dr. Timothy Nelson from 5:00 - 6:00 PM in the Hibben Center, Room 105
-Reception at the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology from 6:00 - 6:45 PM

Black Student Union/Powerful Movement of Educated Sistas Block Party
February 24, 2023; Time and Location TBA (see website for more information)

"When I Say Black . . . I Mean Very Colorful" Lunch & Learn, Featuring Dr. Stephanie McIver
February 28, 2023 at 12:00 PM
Honors College Forum

Men's Basketball Game featuring Divine Nine Sororities
February 28, 2023 at 7:00 PM
The Pit