How to Celebrate Black History Month


posted on Thursday, February 13, 2020

Celebrate Black History Month with these local events! Most are educational & family friendly.

Saturday, February 15

Tuesday, February 18

Thursday, February 20

  • UNI Black Student Union’s Tunnel of Oppression
    • UNI Campus, Lang Hall, 6-9pm. All are welcome, admission is free. This experience is targeted towards non-black people, so they may gain understanding & empathy when it comes to the issue of oppression of people of color. 

Saturday, February 22

Sunday, February 23

  • UNI Black Student Union’s Sponsored Soul Food Dinner & Service
    •  Gift of Life Church at 11am. Service followed by dinner. $3 admission to help pay for the food provided.

Thursday & Friday, February 27-28

  • 14th African American Read-In
    • Schindler Education Center, 9:30am-1:30pm
      • For UNI students/alumni and middle/high school students the event is free. For non-UNI students registration between $20-40 and for regular attendees it’s $65-125. Register here.

Friday, February 28

Saturday February 29

March 1

  • UNI Black Student Union’s Toast for Change
    • UNI Common’s Slife Ballroom, 5-8pm. All are welcome, an RSVP is required. 

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