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Bloomington and IU offer numerous events for Black History Month

*Events are current according to a calendar provided by the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs.

Black History Month kick-off

6:20 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1

City Hall Council Chambers, 401 N. Morton St.

IUB 16th Annual African American Read-In

11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5

Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Grand Hall

Afro-Creeks in the Civil War: Using the Dawes Census to Visualize Information Networks

Noon Thursday, Feb. 8

First Nations Educational & Cultural Center 

Black Film: Nontheatrical, Featuring South Side Home Movie Project

2:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8

Herman B Wells Library, Screening Room 048

Black History Month Essay Contest Awards Reception

6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8 

Fairview Elementary School, 500 W. 7th St.

The Escape Room 

6-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8 

Ballantine Hall

Lunch and Discussion: “Recognizing and Responding to Microaggressions” 

Noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 

Asian Culture Center

2018 Black Knowledge Bowl

6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9

Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center

Cupid Shuffle 

7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9

Willkie Quad Auditorium

NMBCC Black Faculty and Staff Brunch

1-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11

Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center

Miss Black and Gold 

7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11

Buskirk-Chumley Theater

State of the Black Community

5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 

City Hall Council Chambers, 401 N. Morton St.

Black/Brown Coalitions: A Failed Promise or a Possibility? 

7-8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 13

La Casa Latino Cultural Center

African American Choral Ensemble Concert 

Noon Wednesday, Feb. 14

IU School of Education atrium

A Night in Wakanda

7-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 

AMC 12 located on 3rd Street

Diversity Law Day 

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17

IU Maurer School of Law, Baier Hall

Black Girls Rock 

5-7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 

Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Grand Hall

Soul Revue at Soup Bowl 

5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18

Monroe County Convention Center

Mahogany Soul Night 

6-8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 

Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Grand Hall

The Global Impact of the African American Struggle 

Noon Tuesday, Feb. 20

IU Maurer School of Law, Baier Hall

The Black Forum Label: Motown Joins the Revolution – a Lecture by Charles E. Sykes 

7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21

Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Grand Hall

Hair Politics: Ode to the Black Barber/Beauty Shops and the Dialogue They Foster

5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22 

Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center

IMU Late Night Celebrates Black History Month 

9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Begins Friday, Feb. 23

Indiana Memorial Union

14th Annual Black History Month Gala

6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 

Hilton Garden Inn, 245 N. College Ave.

Sleep Out for the Homeless 

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25

Corner of Kirkwood Avenue and Dunn Street

African American Dance Company Concert 

4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25

Monroe County Public Library

Black in Blue

6-9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 

Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center

Black Card Revoked 

7:14 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27

Read Center, Hoosier Den

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