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Drew University Celebrates Black History Month

A full schedule of student-centered events

February 2024 – Since 1976, February has been officially designated as Black History Month in the U.S. Drew University is proud to celebrate Black History Month with an array of student-centered events as we continue to recognize and honor the significant achievements by members of the Black community.

February 1 

Black History Month Flag Raising, 3-4 p.m., Ehinger Center Front Patio

February 3

Patchwork of Connections, Opening reception 4-6 p.m., The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC ) Education Annex, 23 Main Street, Madison, NJ
An art exhibit to celebrate and highlight Drew University artists of the African diaspora and artists working with themes related to Black History Month. Work will be on display from February 3-29.

February 5

Podcast Listening Session to Commemorate the 60th Anniversary Dr. Martin Luther King  Jr.’s “American Dream” Speech at Drew, 12-1 p.m., The Space

Black History Month: Jeopardy, 6-8 p.m., Crawford Hall

February 6

Black History Month: Shea Butter Baby, 6-8 p.m., Crawford Hall

February 8

Black & Brown at Drew, 7-8 p.m., The Space

February 12

Africana Studies & Writers@Drew Presents Tiphanie Yanique, 6-7 p.m., Mead Hall

February 15

The Rev. Dr. Gary Simpson Preaching, 12-1 p.m., Craig Chapel

Black Hair Magic, 7:30 p.m., Crawford Hall

February 22

Black & Brown at Drew, 7-8 p.m., The Space

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