Black History Month Celebration

Black History Month Celebration is the celebration of the history, culture, traditions and contributions of African Americans. The celebration is recognized every February.



Black History Celebration: Changing the Narrative of Black Men in Higher Education

Thursday, February 3, 2022

6:00 - 7:30 p.m. 
Held virtually

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A panel discussion on the experiences of Black Men in Higher Education with particular focus on representation, support, and retention.

INT 100/201 approved


Black History Celebration: Talk Back Tuesday: The Invisibility of Black Women

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
Held virtually via FB Live https://www.facebook.com/gvsucwge/ 

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A presentation that discusses disparities in missing Black women. Collaboration with Center for Women and Gender Equity.

INT 100/201 approved


Black History Celebration: Conversations of Color

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
Held virtually

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Critical Race Theory, What is it?

The Implications of Eliminating it vs The Benefits of Keeping It.

INT 100/201 approved


Black History Celebration: Don't Box Me In

Monday, February 21, 2022

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Held virtually

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This presentation will explore how multi-racial and bi-racial individuals are often marginalized, isolated, alienated, and made to choose one race instead of inherently placing value on both or all of their rich races in many spaces.

INT 100/201 approved


Black History Celebration: Department of Music, Theatre and Dance Presents

12 pieces from Samuel Coleridge-Taylor's 24 Negro Melodies, Op. 59 recital

Friday, February 25, 2022

7:30 p.m. 
Held virtually via www.gvsu.edu/mtd/livestream 

Visit the departments website for additional programs at www.gvsu.edu/mtd


Events are free and open to the public. For information on parking or for individuals requiring special accommodations, please contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at (616) 331-2177. You may also visit our website at www.gvsu.edu/oma or email us at [email protected].


Previous Events


Black History Month Contact

Juanita Davis
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Grand Valley State University
Email: [email protected] 
Phone: (616) 331-2177



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