Black History Month

Black History

Upcoming Events

Seth Seward

African Americans at Miami

Tuesday, February 2, 6:00 pm

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Dive into the history of African Americans at Miami University. Starting in the 19th century and following through to present times we will look at the struggles and triumphs of Black people.

All Miami students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members are welcome to attend.

Sponsoring Miami Groups:

  • Alumni Association
  • Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion
  • Office of Institutional Diversity
  • University Advancement
  • University Libraries

MLK Day Event flyer, text on page

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Virtual Celebration: Good Trouble

The NAACP Oxford Ohio Unit is hosting the annual Dr. Martln Luther King Jr. virtual program, with an accompanying Virtual Creative Arts Exposition, curated by members of the Oxford Unit of the NAACP with contributions from Oxford Community artists and students in the Talawanda School District. The virtual program and art exposition will be available through February 2021.

Watch the Program

View the Virtual Creative Arts Exposition

 

Past Events

Nikki Giovanni Event flyer, text on page

A Conversation with Nikki Giovanni: Anti-Racist Activism Then and Now

Monday, January 18, 1-2:30 p.m.

Register for the Zoom Event

All Miami students, faculty, staff, and alumni are welcome to attend.

Sponsoring Miami Groups:

  • Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion
  • Office of Institutional Diversity
  • Office of the President
  • Black Student Action Association
  • Diversity Affairs Council
  • Graduate Students of Color Association
  • Associated Student Governments
  • Alumni Association

Remembering John Lewis

In 2018 Miami's president, Gregory Crawford, awarded Congressman John Lewis with the Freedom Summer Award.