LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 1, 2018) — In honor of Black History Month, organizations and offices across the University of Kentucky campus will host and participate in a variety of events.
"The observation of Black History Month allows the history and culture of black Americans to be unapologetically centered, for a moment, in recognition of our past and present challenges, struggles and accomplishments," said Kahlil Baker, director of the Martin Luther King Center.
Feb. 1: "Decolonizing the Academy," noon, Woodward Hall/Gatton College Building
Feb. 2: Get Cozy with NPHC, 5 p.m., Cats Den
Feb. 6: "The Undocumented Struggle: A Night with Black Panther's Bamabadjan Bamba and Erin Howard of BCTC's Latino Outreach Office," 7 p.m., Memorial Hall
Feb. 8: King Cinema Presents: "Marshall," 7 p.m., Memorial Hall
Feb. 9: Sister Circle Forum, 2 p.m., The 90
Feb. 12: "Dykeaspora: Queer Women in the U.S. Diaspora," noon, Alumni Gallery at William T. Young Library
Feb. 13: "Seafood Lady Talk: Family, Kitchen and Entrepreneurship," 5:30 p.m., Woodward Hall/Gatton College Building
Feb. 14: Racism in Relationships, noon, Jacobs Science Building 161N
Feb. 15: "Black Panther" Select Screening Movie, 7 p.m., Regal Hamburg
Feb. 20: What's Cooking, 5:30 p.m., Cats Den
Feb. 21: "Bayard $ Me: Politics of Love in the Struggle," 6 p.m., White Hall Classroom Building Room 204
Feb. 22: King Cinema Presents: "Coco," 10 p.m., Memorial Hall
Feb. 23: My Brother's Keeper, noon, The 90
Feb. 23: "Talking Black in America," 6:30 p.m., Wethington Building Room 127
Feb. 24: MLK Day of Service, 8:15 a.m., 1055 Industry Road
Feb. 27: Cats Den Concert Series, 8 p.m., Cats Den
Feb. 28: Carter G. Woodson Lecture Series, noon, Blazer Dining Room 313
For more information, visit www.uky.edu/mlkc/ or contact the Martin Luther King Center at 859-257-4130.
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