Black History Month Events

Film Screening - Rosewood (1997)

This blockbuster film is the cinematic retelling of the true-life destruction of an African American community in 1923. It captures Jim Crow-era violence and the Black radical tradition of resistance.

February 21, 6:00-8:30pm
Homer Babbidge Library
Class of 1947 & Virtual

Free! Registration required (more info coming soon)


 

Discusission: Rosewood Film & History

with Mrs. Lizzie Robinson Jenkins, Founder & President of the Real Rosewood Foundation, Inc. and Rosewood descendant.

February 22, 6:00-7:30pm
Virtual only
Free! Registration required (more info coming soon)

 

 


 

Black History Month Closing Ceremony

We are a proud co-sponsor of African American Cultural Center's Black History Month Closing Ceremony with a keynote address by Dr. Rik Stevenson, a professor of African American Studies at the University of Florida. Dr. Stevenson's research examines Black resistance in the Middle Passage.

February 27, 6:00pm
Student Union Ballroom
Free! Registration required (more info coming soon)