The Multicultural Student Union at Mitchell College has planned several activities for Mitchell and Thames students during Black History Month (events this year are not open to the public), including:
2/9, 2/16, 2/23 Wear Black, Green, Red and Yellow Day. All day!
2/10, 2/17, 2/24 Woke Wednesdays: information on mental health in the Black community, hidden figures in Black history, how to be an ally to the Black community. Milner Hallway; 11am-2pm.
2/17 Black History: Jeopardy Night. Red Barn 7:30-9:30pm
2/19: “Weaves, Waves and Braids,” a discussion on Black hair – what natural hair means, the origin of hairstyles and tips for styling Black hair. Virtual event (Check Presence app); 8-9:30pm.
2/24 Black History: Movie Night. Red Barn; 7:00-9:00pm
All month: Community Voices. Throughout the month, students are encouraged to submit writings or videos about what Black History Month means to them to share on social media platforms.