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Black History Month at Quinnipiac

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Keynote Event

Black History Month 2020: Legacies of Black Excellence

Tuesday, February 25, 6 to 8 p.m.
Athletics and Recreation Center, Burt Kahn Court
Mount Carmel Campus

Richard A. Robinson, chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court and top administrator of the state judicial branch, will deliver remarks.

The educational Black History Month dinner will feature displays highlighting the historic outstanding achievements of Black Americans nationally and locally, as well as showcase the rich culture and history with traditional and present-day food traditions. There will be a buffet dinner, jazz music and a guest speaker.

Sponsored by the Office of Cultural & Global Engagement and Public Affairs Special Events.

Richard A. Robinson

Richard A. Robinson

Chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court and top administrator of the state judicial branch

Upcoming Black History Month Events

Circle of Perspectives Screening of "Who Killed Malcom X?"

Circle of Perspectives: Screening of ‘Who Killed Malcom X?’

Wednesday, February 26, 5 p.m.
Buckman Theater
Mount Carmel Campus

Circle of Perspectives is a film and dialogue series that explores social justice and current events. John us for a screening of "Who Killed Malcolm X?" — a docuseries following activist Abdur-Rahman Muhammad as he investigates the assassination of Malcolm X.

Sponsored by the Office of Cultural and Global Engagement.

Black History Month Showcase

Black History Month Showcase

Friday, February 28, 9:15 p.m.
Carl Hansen Student Center, Piazza
Mount Carmel Campus

Join us as we celebrate Black leaders, artists and musicians who have helped inspire and motivate people throughout American history.

Presented by the Quinnipiac Black Student Union.

Past Black History Month Events

A Journey One Woman Show

‘A Journey’: A Musical One-Woman Show, Written and Performed by Kimberly Wilson

Saturday, February 1, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
North Haven Campus

This was an engaging Freedom Series event, followed by a panel discussion relating the content to social work practice. 

Presented by the National Association of Social Workers Connecticut Chapter and the Quinnipiac Department of Social Work.

Monti Washington lecture

Monti Washington lecture

Tuesday, February 11, 8 p.m.
Mount Carmel Campus

Monti Washington, an inspiring motivational speaker, award-winning poet and accomplished playwright, offered guidance on how to transform any adversity into real-life success.

Sponsored by the Quinnipiac Student Programming Board.