Black History Month events announced by the Multicultural Student Union

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.