The African American Cultural Center (AACC) and UConn Library invite you to the 2023 Black History Month Closing Ceremony. This year’s ceremony features a talk, “Overboard: Black Resistance and the Middle Passage,” given by Dr. Rik Stevenson, Professor of African American Studies at the University of Florida. Dr Stevenson’s research explores Black resistance in the […]
Throughout the year the Center prides itself on sponsoring programming that celebrates African American heritage and history. For the entire month of February, which has been nationally designated Black History Month, the Center works especially hard to celebrate African American legacy and culture through various lectures, workshops, exhibits, and artistic symposiums. This year’s events include: […]
The African American Cultural Center (AACC), in collaboration with USG, is presenting special guest speaker, Dr. Cornel West for the opening ceremony for Black History Month. This in-person event will take place Thursday, Feb 2, at 7:00 in McHugh Hall, room 102. This lecture is free and open to the entire UConn community.
The Office for Diversity and Inclusion is proud to announce the African American Cultural Center Black History Month Opening Ceremony! The Black History Month Opening and Closing Ceremonies are among the Center’s signature programs. This year’s Opening Ceremony will include renowned civil right attorney, Benjamin Crump, as well as Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd. […]
To the UConn Community: February is a special month for the UConn community, as it provides several opportunities to celebrate the history, legacy, culture, contributions, and successes of the Black and African American and Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander communities. We invite you to celebrate two cultural heritage events with us: Black History Month: […]