The African American Student Services at The University of New Mexico hosts several events throughout February to mark Black History Month.
BLACK IS JOY
Wednesday, Feb. 1
- The month’s events kick off with the traditional Flag Raising Ceremony starting at noon at Scholes Hall.
Thursday, Feb. 2
- UNM women's basketball vs. UNLV • The Pit • 7 p.m.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Feb 2-4
Langston Hughes Project
The Langston Hughes Project (LHP) features the critically acclaimed McCurdy and award-winning jazz singer Nicole Henry.
- McCurdy will present lectures for students Thursday, Feb. 2, at 9: 30 a.m. at the UNM College of Fine Arts, and again at 2 p.m.
- The LHP will perform 12 Moods for Jazz from 10 a.m. to noon at Popejoy Hall on Friday, Feb. 3.
- An evening performance with featured performer Henry with the LHP will be held at the African American Performing Arts Center at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, and again Saturday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m.
BLACK IS COMMUNITY
Tuesday, Feb. 7
- National Black HIV Aids/Awareness Testing • SUB • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Safe, Sexy and Black • African American Student Services Lounge • 4-6 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 9
- Cloth Talk: Conversation with Black Professionals • Draft & Table • 5-7 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 10
- African American Day at the Legislature • State Capitol • 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
- In Living Color artist reception with Jarvis Boyland • Tamarind Institute • 5-7 p.m.
- Community Climbing • Stone Age Climbing Gym • 6-9 p.m.
BLACK IS LOVE
Sunday, Feb. 12
- Sunday Service • Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church • 11 a.m.
Monday, Feb. 13
- Black Feminist Panel with PNMGC • SUB Lobo A&B • Noon-1 p.m.
- Black Student Union Wakanda Forever screening • SUB Theater • 6-8 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 14
- Love and College Season 4, TBA
Friday, Feb. 17
- Speed Friending hosted by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. • TBA
BLACK IS CULTURE
Thursday, Feb. 23
- Afro Latinidad Panel • Mesa Vista Hall Foyer • TBA
- Blackdom, New Mexico: The Significance of the Afro-Frontier by Dr. Timothy Nelson • Hibben Center RM 105 • 5-6 p.m. • Followed by Reception • Maxwell Museum of Anthropology • 6-6:45 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 24
Black Student Union/Powerful Movement of Educated Sistas Block Party • TBA
BLACK IS COLORFUL
Tuesday, Feb 28
- When I Say Black… I Mean Very Colorful Lunch & Learn featuring Dr. Stephanie Mclver • Honors College Forum • Noon
- Lobo Men's Basketball Game featuring Divine Nine Sororities • The Pit • 7 p.m.