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Black History Month 2021

February 1 - February 28

Black fist in the middle, 2021 split on either side, green, yellow, and red background, the words "Black History Month" under all.

Black fist in the middle, 2021 split on either side, green, yellow, and red background, the words "Black History Month" under all.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Tyler Brentley at 540-231-7179 or email tbrentley@vt.edu during regular business hours.

February 1st – 6th | BSA Week

Sponsored by the Black Student Alliance, for updated information and to attend these events, please visit bsavt.org, or visit us on social media:

Mindful and Melenated

Monday, February 1st, 2021 | 7:00pm EST


21 Bridges Movie Event

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021

Go to bsavt.org to find the link to stream the movie for free

To kick off the 2nd day of BSA week, BSA is providing students with the opportunity to stream the acclaimed movie 21 Bridges starring Chadwick Boseman.

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Black History Month Social Media Giveaway

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 | All Day


Black Mental Health Matters

Thursday, February 4th, 2021

Join BSA and the Cook Counseling Center for a presentation that will outline services and opportunities that are available for Black students.

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Step Afrika! Presentation & Dance Tutorial

Friday, February 5th, 2021 | 7:00pm EST

Watch a 45-minute celebratory presentation showcasing a moving excerpt of Step Afrika's critically acclaimed film Stono followed by a live Q&A and live dance tutorial.

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Black Excellence Gala Instagram Takeover

Saturday, February 6th, 2021 | All Day

As a means to continue acknowledging our students, faculty, and staff for all of their accomplishments and achievements, we will be dedicating a post to each award winner on our Instagram Account. Continue nominating peers, friends, faculty, or anyone you deem deserving of one of the Black Excellence Gala awards!
Nomination Link

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Experience Africa & the Diaspora

February 1st, 2021 | 5:30pm EST

Sponsored by the Ujima Living-Learning Community and the Virginia Tech Global Education Office

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Anti-Blackness in the APIDA Community

February 4th, 2021 : 5:00pm EST

Sponsored by the Asian Cultural Engagement Center and the Black Cultural Center

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Blacks in the Making of Today’s America

February 8th, 2021 | 5:30pm-6:30pm EST

Sponsored by the Ujima Living-Learning Community and the Virginia Tech Department of History

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Film Viewing & Discussion: Mountains That Take Wing

February 9th, 2021 | 5:00pm EST

Sponsored by the Asian Cultural Engagement Center, American Indian & Indigenous Community Center, Black Cultural Center, El Centro, Intercultural Engagement Center, Women's Center, Center for Humanities, Department of History, Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion, Graduate School, VT Engage, College Of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

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Black Faculty & Staff Meet & Greet

February 15th, 2021 | 5:30pm EST

Sponsored by Ujima Living-Learning Community, the Black Cultural Center, and the Black Caucus of Virginia Tech

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A Conversation with Travis Alabanza and Sam Curtis Lindsay

February 16th, 20121 | 12:00pm EST

Sponsored by the Moss Arts Center, the LGBTQ+ Resource Center, and the Black Cultural Center

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Financial Wellness Workshop for Students
Facilitated by Kevin Sutton

February 17th, 2021 | 12:00pm EST

Sponsored by the Cultural & Community Centers

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Tips to Improve Your Financial Well-Being (Faculty, Staff, and Alumni)
Featuring Dr. Travis Mountain

February 19th, 2021 | 12:00pm EST

Sponsored by the Cultural & Community Centers

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Black History Month Conversation: Who is in your family and how has that influenced who you are?
(Limited Availability)

February 22, 2021 | 12:00pm EST

Sponsored by The Intercultural Engagement Center

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Black Career Connections: Black Alumni Panel

February 23rd, 2021 | 6:30pm-7:30pm EST

Sponsored by Career and Professional Development and The Black Cultural Center

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An Evening with Staceyann Chin

February 24th, 2021 | 7:00pm EST

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Nina Ha (nha@vt.edu) or Tyler Brentley (tbrentley@vt.edu)

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BHM: A Discussion with Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf on his life, Student Activism, and Social Justice

February 25th, 2021 | 8:00pm EST

Sponsored by the Muslim Student Union

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6th Annual Uplifting Black Men Conference

February 27th, 2021 | 10:00am-4:00pm EST

Sponsored by The Student Success Center

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Black History Month wording in red, yellow, and green on a white background. All surrounded by a red stripe, a yellow stripe, a green stripe, and black background.

Black History Month wording in red, yellow, and green on a white background. All surrounded by a red stripe, a yellow stripe, a green stripe, and black background.

If you have any questions, please contact Tyler Brentley at tbrentley@vt.edu

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