Martin Luther King Jr. Colloquium

Weiser Hall - 10th Floor

jarrett hill is an award-winning journalist, writer, and an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism. He currently serves as President of the

Kaleidoscope Conversations: Colorism

Trotter Multicultural Center 1443 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

What is colorism? Where does it come from? How does colorism impact the experiences of Black and Brown individuals in all areas of their life? Join us for an introduction

Black History Month, Opening Ceremony

Michigan Union - Ballroom 530 State St., Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Join us for an evening of student performances as we celebrate Black History Month! This year, BHM is an intentional partnership between MESA, and student organizations, Black Student Union (BSU)

Civil Rights in the 21st Century

Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Previous centuries have been characterized by human trafficking, colonialism, and global warfare. The 21st century has thus far witnessed mass incarceration, illegal detentions, voter suppression, gun violence, and a crackdown


A Conversation with Nikki Giovanni

Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.)

Join us for a “A Conversation with Nikki Giovanni” on Wednesday, February 8th | 6:00 - 7:30 PM EST in the Rackham Auditorium. moderated by the Department of Afroamerican and

Black Perspectives in Public Policy

Weill Hall (Ford School) - Annenberg Auditorium (1120) 735 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Join P3E’s community engagement manager DeAndré J. Calvert for a discussion on policy perspectives on contemporary and historical issues related to black Americans with Patrick Wimberley, mayor of Inkster, MI; Alma Wheeler Smith, former

#BlackLivesMatter Arts in the Performing Arts

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Initially a hashtag but now a global movement, #BlackLivesMatter emerged as a response to the 2013 acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s murder. With the mission to eradicate white supremacy and build

Blackness in Translation

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

In this virtual panel and discussion, Yomaira Figueroa-Vásquez (Michigan State University) and Ryan James Kernan (Rutgers University) will share their groundbreaking research on the literary and cultural translation of Blackness