Black Hxstory Month 2018

February is officially Black Hxstory Month. Check out CSUMB's programs and events this year in honor of this special time!

February 1

Black Historical Gallery

Student Center | 2 - 4pm

Come join us for the grand opening of the black historical gallery, presented by the Black Students United & Otter Cross Cultural Center.

February 2

Battle of the Sexes: HBO's Insecure Theme

Student Center, East Lounge | 3 - 6pm

Black Students United will be hosting a trivia and Minute to Win It showdown. Are you #TeamIssa or #TeamDaniel?

February 5

Kahoot with the Kappas

Student Center, West Lounge | 8pm

Compete for prizes at Kahoot with Kappa Alpha Psi.

February 6

Social Justice Dialogues: Black Love

Otter Cross Cultural Center | 12pm

Join a community dialogue on Black Love and the intersections of social justice with students, faculty, and staff.

February 7

BSU 9th Annual Jamboree

Dining Commons | 5 - 8pm

It's Black Hxstory Month and BSU is hosting a day where we celebrate and eat African/Caribbean Soul Food at the Dining Commons starting at 5 pm. Those who have a meal plan is only 1 block and those without a meal plan is $10.

February 8

Kappa Alpha Psi's 2nd Annual Lip Synk Battle

Student Center, East Lounge | 8pm

Choose your favorite song and lip sync at the Kappa Alpha Psi's 2nd Annual Lip SynK Battle.

February 13

All Black Gala

University Center, Ballroom| 5pm

The All Black Gala is a formal event and celebration of Black hxstory and the immense diversity of Black culture. Renowned speaker and social media activist, Shaun King, will provide a keynote on civil rights issues today.

Students: Free | CSUMB Faculty & Staff: $5 | Community: $10

February 21

Black Students United Screening of "Freedom Riders"

Student Center, Room 113 | 6pm

Black Students United will be screening a film based on the civil rights activists who participated in Freedom Rides, bus trips in 1961 meant to protest segregation in the United States.

February 22

Wild 'N Out: Nupe Edition

Student Center, East Lounge | 6pm

Come and play games inspired by MTV's Wild 'N Out.

NAACP at CSUMB Black History Month Meeting

Alumni & Visitors Center | 8:30PM

At this annual meeting, local activists Ruthie Watts and Akin Miller will receive the NAACP@CSUMB African American and Civil Rights Champion Award. We will also recognize newly hired African Heritage faculty and staff as well as those who have left or retired in the last year.

NAACP@CSUMB meetings will be on Tuesdays (7-9p.m.) in the East Lounge in the Student Center

February 28

Black Wednesday

Main Quad | 11AM - 2PM

Come out for activities and enjoy the company of the Black Community of CSUMB.