Black History Month

Date & Time




Jan. 19, 2015

BYU Bell Tower and WSC Main Ballroom

MLK Commemoration

Candlelight Procession Starting at the BYU Bell Tower to the Commemoration Program in the WSC

Feb 2, 2015 7:00 p.m. EIZ Gallery FHE: Black History in the Church Come hear the inspiring stories of early Black pioneers in LDS church history. Education in Zion
Feb. 3-7, 2015 250 SWKT IC Film “Black Girl” (by Ousmane Sembene)
Feb. 5, 2015 11AM, HBLL auditorium Beyond the Bridge in Selma: Voting Rights, Black Power, and the Movement in the South after 1965 Hasan Jeffries, Associate professor of History at The Ohio State University, will speak.
Feb. 10-14, 2015 250 SWKT

IC Film “42” (about Jackie Robinson)
Feb 12, 2015 TBD Discussion on Race Relations in the United States  
Feb. 17-21, 2015 250 SWKT IC Film “Freedom Riders”
Feb. 18, 2015 11:00am Speaker

Chris Dunn, Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, lecture on the birth of a Black Soul Movement in Brazil.

Feb 19, 2015 TBD Discussion on Race Relations in the LDS  
Feb. 24-28, 2015 250 SWKT IC Film “Bamako”
Feb. 26, 2015 11:00, 1160 HBLL Speaker Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Islam in Subsaharan Africa

Feb. 27, 2015 7:00 PM

7:00pm, WSC 3220

Black History Month Perspectives & Dance

Opportunity for students to share with the BYU community the richness and diversity that exists among/within various black cultures. Sign up to dance, sing or present.