University announces Black History Month events

January 13, 2023

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. participates in a civil rights march.

Quinnipiac will observe Black History Month with a series of events designed to celebrate the ideas of Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as other civil rights leaders and thinkers.

The university will kick off Dream Week February 6 through 12 with a keynote discussion on embracing cultural authenticity with Raymond Two Hawks Watson, J.D., M.C.P., founder and CEO of the Providence Cultural Equity Initiative. He will discuss the intersection of his Black heritage and Indigenous culture, as well as the mission behind PCEI and the importance of cultural authenticity at 6 p.m. on Monday, February 6 in the Mount Carmel Auditorium.

There will be a discussion exploring class and classism at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 8 in the Mount Carmel Auditorium.

The university will also host a Black History Month Teach-In from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 9 in the Piazza.

The week will conclude with a second discussion exploring class and classism at noon on Friday, February 10 in SC-120.

Additional events will be announced as they are finalized. Please visit and to learn more.

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