Black History Month Calendar of Events


Black History Month (BHM) Kick-Off

Date: February 1, 2024
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Student Union Building 320, Intercultural and Diversity Affairs (IDA) Center

Join the Black History Month Committee for dessert and great company as we kick off the 2024 Black History Month ( BHM) events. 

BHM Movie Night Series

Student Union Building, 2nd Floor, Movie Theater

One Night in Miami:

February 22nd and 23rd: Showtimes 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. 

Unity Luncheon with Dr. Cary Holman

Date: February 8, 2024
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Student Union Building, 2nd Floor Ballroom

Join us for our 28th Annual Unity Luncheon. Established in 1996, the Unity Luncheon pays homage to “unsung heroes” in the community. 

Color the Runway Fashion Show

Date: February 16, 2024
Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Location: Student Union, 2nd Floor Ballroom

Expressive Arts (Therapy) Session

Date: February 20, 2024
Time: 11 a.m. 
Location: Business and Aerospace Building (BAS) S326, Suntrust Room

Join us to tackle stress and increase well-being with both music and art therapy. 

BHM Keynote Speaker - Marcus Scribner

Date: February 22, 2024
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location:James Union Building (JUB) Tennessee Room

The annual Black History Month keynote speaker for 2024 is Marcus Scribener, best known for his role as Junior in both Black-ish and Grown-ish. Marcus recently produced his first film, How I Learned to Fly released in December 2023. 

Reparations on Fire

Date: February 25, 2024
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Zoom (link)

Join the MTSU Social Work department and Spalding University School of Social Work in their discussion of Reparations on Fire: How & Why It's Spreading Across America by Nkechi Taifa

Reading Excerpt here- Sample Chapter in .pdf format to read for discussion. 

TXMD Lecture featuring Brandice Daniel

Date: February 27, 2024
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Keathley University Center (KUC) Theater

TXMD students will be celebrating Black History Month with a lecture featuring Brandice Daniel, a designer whose mission is to bring Black designers into the forefront of the fashion industry.

Showtime at the Apollo

Date: February 28, 2024
Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: James Union Building (JUB) Tennessee Room

Join us for a night of talented acts and entertainment as we re-create the hit TV show, “Showtime at the Apollo”!

Glory! A Choral Concert for Black History Month

Date: February 29, 2024
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hinton Hall of the Wright Music Building

Three MTSU Choirs, conducted by Dr. Raphael Bundage and Angela Tipps, will present a concert featuring the music of Black composers: Rosephanye Powell, Uzee Brown, Jr. Bill Withers, and 'Glory!' from the movie Selma (John Legend and Common). The concert is free and open to the public.