Authority: Executive Order 11478
Celebratory Month: February

National African American History Month in February celebrates the contributions that African Americans have made to American history in their struggles for freedom and equality and deepens our understanding of our Nation's history.

Events


  • Living in my Skin Art Gallery

    Date: February 1-10, 2021
    Time: All Day
    Location: Auditorium Lobby

    “Living in My Skin” features 33 oil-on-linen portraits by Lionel Sosa of the men, ages 10 to 90 telling their stories as well as a two- part film documentary, which will air on local PBS station KRLN in February during Black History Month.


  • "A Place for All People:
    Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture"
    Poster Display


    Date: February 1-28, 2021
    Time: All Day
    Location: Cafeteria

    The Mays Center will have a poster display from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. It is titled “A Place for All People:  Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture”. 


  • The History of Greenwood and the Tulsa Race Massacre Traveling Exhibit

    Date: February 1-28, 2021
    Time: All Day
    Location: CAB Lobby

    Come kick off African American History Monty with us! Come out to mingle, grab a slice of cake, and learn what other events are planned for AAHM.


  • African American History Month Kickoff

    Date: February 1, 2021
    Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Location: Cafeteria

    Student Involvement will have a poster display from the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre.


  • African American Trivia Game


    Date: February 2, 2021
    Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
    Location: Virtual

    Come test your knowledge on random Black History Facts


  • ThinkFast Game Show


    Date: February 3, 2021
    Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
    Location: Auditorium

    How much do you know about Black History? Come out and test your knowledge. ThinkFast Game Show will test your knowledge on Black History with the opportunity for you to win a $200 cash prize.


  • Hot Food and Hot Topics 2:
    Colorism vs. Racism


    Date: February 9, 2021
    Time: 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
    Location: Hybrid - Zoom and Ceremony Room

    Hot Food and Hot topics is a four-part event series the Office of First-Year Experience will be hosting. The second topic of our event series is Colorism vs. Racism. This event will be in a hybrid format featuring a faculty speaker. Students will be able to look at different perspectives and hear stories of people who have been affected by racisms and/or colorism. Students will gain an understanding of these topics that are happening around us and, in our community, and what they can do to make an impact or change.


  • African American Trivia Game


    Date: February 9, 2021
    Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
    Location: Virtual

    Come test your knowledge on random Black History Facts


  • Jaguar Puppy Pride Prance


    Date: February 13, 2021
    Time: Noon - 3 p.m.
    Location: Parking Lot 3

    This family friendly, community event, is one that highlights African Americans and their history related to dogs. African American History Month can be riddled with perceived negativity and in essence, levels of revictimization. Because this event is inclusive of canine pets, it allows for a more positive experience for those who choose to attend. The event offers the opportunity for physical, mental, and emotional self-care as well as learning through a dog friendly 3K Fun Run/Walk between 12pm and 1:00pm along the Miracle Mile, and fun in Lot 3 from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Lot 3 will offer puppy related giveaways from African American/Black owned businesses, yard games for outdoor pleasure, dog care stations, a food truck, a scavenger hunt, costume contests, and trivia. A DJ will keep the event going with family friendly music. Bring your friends, families, and pets!


  • African American Trivia Game


    Date: February 16, 2021
    Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
    Location: Virtual

    Come test your knowledge on random Black History Facts


  • Love Jones Lip Sync Battle


    Date: February 17, 2021
    Time: Noon
    Location: Virtual (Facebook LIVE) @AMSAJagFamily

    In celebration of Black History Month, the Office of Family Engagement is hosting the Love Jones Lip Sync Battle. Submit your lip sync video to family@tamusa.edu between February 1st and 14th to be a part of the competition. We highly encourage you to participate with family and friends!


  • AAHM Movie Night

    Date: February 18, 2021
    Time: 6:30 p.m.
    Location: CAB East Lawn

    Come out and watch a movie in honor of African American History Month


  • African American Trivia Game


    Date: February 23, 2021
    Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
    Location: Virtual

    Come test your knowledge on random Black History Facts


  • Being Black in the USA

    Date: February 23, 2021
    Time: 5:30 - 7 p.m.
    Location: Zoom

    A virtual panel of Black women activists will be joining A&M-SA to discuss their lives and activism in their community. They will touch on their opinion/views on the 2020 elections and share advice on being engaged in our community civically.


  • African American Children's Literature Read-Aloud Session

    Date: February 24, 2021
    Time: Noon - 3 p.m.
    Location: Virtual

    The Alpha Delta Omega Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi will celebrate Black history, literature, puppetry, arts, and crafts at our second annual African-American Children's Literature Story time Session at A&M-SA.


  • Brandon Leakes
    (American's Got Talent Season 15th Winner Presentation)

    Date: February 24, 2021
    Time: TBD
    Location: Hybrid

    Brandon Leake is a spoken word poet, educator and motivational speaker and the winner of the fifteenth season of America's Got Talent. He was the first spoken word poet to be on America's Got Talent and received the Golden Buzzer award in the first round from Howie Mandel.


  • 3rd Annual Jazz Art Show

    Date: February 25, 2021
    Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
    Location: CAB Courtyard

    Come out to CAB 3rd Annual Jazz Art Show where we will highlight student artwork as well as a traveling exhibit from the National Museum of African American History and Culture.