Celebrate Black History Month
at Texas A&M University

Know more. Attend a program.

Black History is our history, and each February we recognize and celebrate African-American heritage and the role that African-Americans have played in the development of the United States.

The list of programs below are just some of the programs that will occur across the university as part of the Black History Month celebration. Visit http://blackhistory.tamu.edu for the full, up-to-date schedule of events.

Malcolm X's Life Changing Pilgrimage

Tue Jan 31 at 8pm
Koldus 111

Black History Month Kickoff

Kathryn Woods presents...Sojourner Truth

Wed Feb 1 at 7pm
Rudder Theatre

AAPO First Friday Lecture Series

"What Do You Mean by Black?" by Dr. Domonic Bearfield, Assoc. Professor, Bush School of Government and Public Service

Fri Feb 3 at 11:30am
Location TBA, contact Michelle Sullens or at 458-4066 for information

Soulful Sundays

Sun Feb 5 at 5pm
contact Aaron Rankin for more information

Housing and Health Care Issues:

Transdisciplinary Roundtable Seminar

Thu Feb 9 at 11:30am
Rudder 410

MSC Woodson Black Awareness Committee's
Black History Game Show

Fri Feb 10 at 7pm
Studio 12 in the Commons

Social Justice Week

February 13-17
Department of Student Activities Leadership and Service Center

Strength, Perseverance, Wisdom: Racial Relations

Mon Feb 13 at 6:30pm
Rudder 301

Rap Sessions: From Precious II for Colored Girls

Wed Feb 15 at 7pm
Geren Auditorium (Langford Architecture Bldg.)

Annual Soul Food Luncheon

Thu Feb 23 at 11:30am
Lincoln Recreation Center, College Station
contact Cheletia Johnson for more information

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Event

Thu Feb 23
Time and location TBA

Student Development, Student Learning,
and Student Health in African-American Students

Wed Feb 29 at 11:30pm
Rudder 404

2nd Annual Oratorical: By Any Means Necessary

featuring Tina B. and Outspoken Bean
Wed Feb 29 at 7pm
Room 1105 of the Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building

The Black History Month campaign, "I am black history," communicates the idea that black history is part of our shared history, and its prominent figures and personalities contribute to who we are today, no matter the color of our skin.

I am Black History: Teri Jenkins '15 and Jean-Michel Basquiat, Artist
Texas A&M student Teri Jenkins '15 and Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

I am Black History: William Carey '14 and Arthur Mitchell
Texas A&M student William Carey '14 and U.S. Representative Arthur W. Mitchell, represented Illinois' 1st District from 1935-1943

I am Black History: Bobby Ray Pearson '11 and Miles Davis
Texas A&M student Bobby Ray Pearson '11 and Miles Davis

I am Black History: Florida Nyanpinga '12 and Maya Angelou
Texas A&M student Florida Nyanpinga '12 and Maya Angelou

I am Black History: Gabrielle Royal '12 and James Baldwin
Texas A&M student Gabrielle Royal '12 and James Baldwin