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A number of events mark Black History Month at CSB+SJU

February is Black History Month – a time to honor the African American influence in U.S. history and pay tribute to the individuals and groups who helped shape it.

A number of events are still scheduled on the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University campuses through the rest of this month.

They are:

  • “Tell Me More: Race and Religion” (sponsored by Interfaith Leadership Team), Upper Gorecki, CSB, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m
  • “Black Affinity Space” (BSA), Multicultural Center, Friday, Feb. 18, 5 p.m.
  • “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Archbishop Desmond Tutu & The Quest for Justice and Reconciliation” (Virtual), Sunday, Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m.
  • “Colorism Workshop” (IWL) Multicultural Center, Thursday, Feb. 24
  • Viewing of movie “King Richard” Multicultural Center, Thursday, Feb. 24
  • “Lift Your Voice,” an open mic poetry session, Multicultural Center, Friday, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.
  • “Black Heritage Prayer Service” Multicultural Center, Monday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m.

“It is exciting and important that these events are happening in our community to celebrate Black History month,” said Malik Stewart, the director of multicultural student services at CSB+SJU. “I hope students engage and take the opportunity to learn more history and contributions of African Americans.”