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Drew University Celebrates Black History Month

List of events, concerts and trips

February 2020 – Drew University is celebrating Black History Month with an array of off-campus trips and on-campus events focused on history, pop culture and awareness. Here’s a rundown of the events.


Fifty students attended the trip to D.C.

February 2

The Black Student Union’s trip to the National Museum of African American History & Culture was chronicled and photographed by Morgan Alley C’22.

February 4

BSU’s Rep Your Flag, 6-7 p.m., The Space

February 6

The 2020 MLK Awards Celebration honored and discussed efforts to create a diverse and inclusive campus.


Rachel Sawyer, Coordinator of Residential Engagement, was one of four 2020 MLK Award winners.

Black & Brown at Drew, 7-9 p.m., 1867 Lounge

February 7

BSU’s Comic Con, 7-9 p.m., The Space

February 12

Brown, Queer & Ready to Mingle, 5-7 p.m., 1867 Lounge

February 13

HIV Testing, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., location TBD

February 14

Screening of Moonlight, 6-9 p.m., LC 28


Showtime in NYC!

February 15

Jubilation’s “From the Middle Passage” concert with The Rev. Stefanie R. Minatee T’07, 6 p.m., Craig Chapel

February 17

Black Art Jeopardy, 7-9 p.m., The Pub

February 18

BSU Black Film Screening, 6-9 p.m., Crawford Hall

February 19

Student Engagement Trip to Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations on Broadway, 4 p.m. bus departure, NYC

“From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter: Reimagining Justice” lecture, 7 p.m., LC 28

February 22

BSU’s Colorful Verses, 8-10 p.m., The Pub

February 24

BSU’s Self Care, Black Girl Therapy, Massages, 5-9 p.m., 1867 Lounge and Crawford Hall

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